Hello, hello! I am Michael Cassidy

The face behind Forester Coffee – self proclaimed coffee connaisseur, lover of all things outdoorsy and a passionate entrepreneur.

As a serving Royal Navy Mine Clearance Diver, I have been lucky enough to travel the seven seas and sample the incredible selection of coffees the world has to offer. It got me thinking… how can I capture this feeling?

Living close to the New Forest in Hampshire, there’s nothing purer to me than the sweet nectar of a freshly poured coffee, enjoyed in the morning mist of the dewy campsite. This escapism is what I want to package, seal and deliver in Forester Coffee.

Hallo! Nice to meet you, I am Laurien!

I moved to England in April 2020 from The Netherlands, to move in with Michael. And believe it or not, he was actually the one that got me to drink coffee!

Besides my fulltime job, I support Michael wherever possible: photography, content creating, accounting, you name it. We love to go for a good hike or stroll along the seafront every weekend, finishing off with a delicious coffee from a local business.

I’m excited about exploring more of the UK and to go camping in the most beautiful places, with a cup of our Forester coffee on the side. Hopefully we can provide your coffee during these precious moments!

Our philosophy

Selling good coffee isn’t quite good enough. It’s 2023 and it’s time to stop talking and start doing.

Having seen first hand the detrimental effect that we are having on our waters and planet, it became clear that Forester Coffee has two missions – to fuel the world with rich, unique coffee and give back in some way to our vibrant planet.

​From day dot, Forester Coffee pledges to only use recyclable, recycled and/or reusable products, made from sustainable materials where possible.

Our eco-inspired philosophy is natural escapism, so what better than to donate one tree for each online purchase, partnering with legendary company ‘One Tree Planted’.

​Let’s make this planet a better place, one adventure and mug of the good stuff at a time!