Our Story

Our story began in a real barn in Hopkinton, MA in the Winter of 1997 - in the backyard of Mark and Lisa Verrochi. Mark is a retired Navy Special Operations Officer and Lisa, a Registered Nurse. After returning to New England from the Pacific Northwest, Mark and Lisa saw an opportunity to launch their entrepreneurial Seattle-style speciality coffee vision. 

A premium coffee roaster for over 20 years, the grassroots company has helped pioneer the speciality coffee revolution in Massachusetts. Red Barn has grown into its Upton roasting facility, servicing its cafes and a wide network of wholesale customers. 

Red Barn has continued to build a local New England brand with a passionate, hard working team, providing outstanding service. 


Our Team 

Each member of the Red Barn team plays a crucial role in every cup of coffee served - from the roastmaster to the barista. If you are interested in joining the Red Barn team, please send a resume and cover letter to sales@redbarncoffee.com.


Mark & Lisa Verrochi - Founders & Owners

KevinKevin Walsh - Roastmaster