Founded in 2015 by Jared Karr and Jules Tompkins, who met in high school, East Pole is named for a video blog Jared hosted while living in Indonesia, the "East Pole" of the world. The roastery currently provides coffee to Atlanta restaurants and coffee shops including
Copper Coin in Woodstock
East Pole's grand opening weekend will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, night with a collaboration beer from Second Self Beer Company and nacho bar from Yumbii, as well as live screen-printing by Baron Press and East Pole t-shirts. Festivities for Saturday and Sunday will be announced soon.