This week's guest is James Maple, owner of Lamplighter Trading Co. in Mystic, Connecticut. James has been a friend of ours since the mid-2000s and he is here to talk about how he started his coffee shop and why he only sells pour overs. 

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Lamplighter Trading Co Coffee Shop Mystic

 James is kind of a collector. 

Cheech Chong Guitar Straps

Here is James with Cheech and Chong, modeling the guitar straps he made them from his other business North Country Leather.

Lamplighter Coffee Mystic

The Lamplighter vibe is unmatched. 

Lamplighter Coffee Downtown Mystic

 James Maple with Brandi Carlile rocking one of his custom guitar straps.


April 24, 2024