Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters

1723 University Avenue Suite B #219, Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 259-0609
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters is a specialty coffee roaster in Oxford, Mississippi that focuses on sourcing and roasting the highest quality beans in order to craft unique profiles in the cup. Each batch of single origin coffee is roasted to perfection, accentuating the bean’s natural flavor. Quality and consistency are top priorities and Velvet Ditch Coffee procures beans with scores above 80 points on a 100-point scale. Velvet Ditch Coffee offers coffee enthusiasts a very memorable experience.

What Makes Our Products Great?

“Coffee is similar to wine, craft beer or spirits, where the enjoyment is in the nuanced flavor of the beans themselves,” Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters’ owner Lesley Vance Walkington said. “I roast specialty coffee beans which are grown at high altitudes, picked at peak ripeness and known for their superior quality and consistency. My goal is to create a memorable experience in the cup for coffee enthusiasts," Lesley said.

What makes us most proud of producing Genuine MS products?

Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters is proud to offer premium coffees in Mississippi, roasting small batches handcrafted in Oxford for coffee enthusiasts everywhere. Our customers make us most proud as they praise Velvet Ditch Coffee for its smooth, delicious and unique flavor profiles. As a woman-owned business, Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters is also proud to support and empower women farmers in Guatemala who are committed to best practices. Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters' focuses on sourcing and roasting specialty coffee beans from around the globe that are grown at high altitudes, picked at peak ripeness and known for their consistency. Velvet Ditch Coffee is proud to craft Genuine MS products with superior quality and proud to offer job opportunities for the local community.

How does buying Genuine MS products make a difference here in Mississippi?

Supporting small business owners is highly important for our local economy. As the demand increases for Velvet Ditch Coffee, more jobs will be created for our local residents, giving people a way to thrive and a reason to stay in Mississippi. Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters also gives customers higher quality specialty coffees, over commodity coffees that sit on the grocery store shelves for months. If you care about the taste of your coffee, then you will want Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters' single origin coffees every morning.

Why should people seek out and buy Genuine MS products?

Coffee is a daily ritual for most Mississippians. Buying a Genuine MS product from Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters gives you a locally roasted and delicious artisan coffee to enjoy with family and friends. We love to support fellow Mississippi businesses and enjoy all of the many items made in our great state.


Here are a few locations where you can find our products.

Chicory Market

274 County Rd. 101, Oxford, MS

Chicory Market is a full service grocery offering real food and supporting the local people who grow and eat it. Our kitchen cranks out a quality selection of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and catering fare daily!

The Oxford Creamery

309 N. Lamar Blvd., Oxford, MS

Oxford Mississippi’s favorite local ice cream shop located on the Historic Oxford Square. From farm to cone, we put quality above everything else and partner with local farmers and businesses to source the freshest and most delicious ingredients that this region has to offer!

Sugar Magnolia

1919 University Ave., Oxford, MS

Sugar Magnolia has a very wide variety of vendors. You will find such things as fine antiques, new and primitive furniture pieces, artwork by local artists, glassware, frames, and many more treasures. Family owned since 2007.

OffBeat in General Grocery Store

114 Town Square Lane, Taylor, MS

Offbeat In General Grocery Store & The Blind Pig Deli supplies a selection of general goods, groceries, deli meats and cheeses, bread, gifts and more.