Starting a business is hard. Starting a business during a pandemic is even harder. But when Derek Peris, a veteran, found himself laid off due to the Coronavirus, that’s exactly what he and his wife Debbie did. On this episode of Neighbor to Neighbor we speak with Derek Peris, the owner and lead roaster at Barnyard Coffee Roasters located in Blaine, Washington. To learn more about Barnyard Coffee Roasters visit