Adam Moore
Owner & Roaster at
Red Light Roastery
Originally from: Hot Springs
Home now: Hot Springs National Park

All it took was one great cup of Guatemalan medium-roast coffee to make Adam Moore a coffee fanatic.

After his wife introduced him to the complex flavors of craft coffee, Moore quit his job as a nurse and became a full-time owner and roaster at Red Light Roastery in Hot Springs.

Moore opened his roastery in the summer of 2015. To keep up with the growing demand, Moore expanded Red Light to include both a coffee house for customers, and a new roasting center that debuted in 2017.

The Hot Springs native lived in places such as Bend, Oregon; Athens, Georgia; and Starkville, Mississippi, before settling back down in his native Spa City.

Moore says when he’s not roasting coffee, he takes advantage of the close proximity to world-class mountain biking and other outdoor activities Hot Springs and the Southwest Arkansas region have to offer.


Best Hidden Gem: “The tap water here is tasty, but the water available from the fountains in Hot Springs National Park is amazing,” Adam says.

Favorite Local Event: Valley of the Vapors Music Festival in Hot Springs

Your Town in Three Words: Outdoors, water, tourism


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