“In 1988 Morning Light filled the air in Helena, Montana with the aroma of freshly roasted coffees–a pleasure never experienced by these natives. Due to quality coffees, expert roasting and brewing, and of course, the outstanding service, Morning Light’s popularity grew among all groups, young and old.
By 1989, a warehouse roasting facility/coffee house had opened in Great Falls, MT. This was the beginning of what is now one of the largest wholesale/retail specialty coffee business in the state of Montana. By 1990, specialty coffee had grown in Montana to include espresso shops in not only large towns, but also the sparsely populated ones. (And if you’ve ever been to Montana, you would know that a town is two or more people with at least one bar!)