"Noelle Archibald is the Co-Owner of Lamplighter Coffee Roasters in Richmond Va where she actively manages both their Retail and Wholesale operations. She and her partners opened their first shop in 2009 in an old service garage without any traditional business resources. With a focus on well sourced and crafted coffee, beverages, and food it quickly grew to be a thriving company that has been recognized as one of the best specialty coffee shops in America.
As a long time social activist, musician, artist, and organizer Noelle sees her work in coffee as another platform for expression and connectivity to occur. She believes in the power of community spaces such as coffee shops to provide a rare platform for people of drastically different backgrounds to share space and have meaningful interactions on both sides of the counter.
As a mother and human on earth Noelle is dedicated to supporting positive change away from the dominant paradigm of oppressive power structures. "