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We are no longer selling bottled water at the cafe. [update: we now sell boxed water if you want it to go]  I saw a Pop! Tech talk with Chris Jordan about a month ago.  He wanted to engage us in the impact of Pacific Garbage Patch.  Well it worked on me.

He photographed dead albatross chicks who had died from eating the plastic they were fed by their parents who thought it was food.

Here is what Chris Jordan says on his website about this project:

“On Midway Atoll, a remote cluster of islands more than 2000 miles from the nearest continent, the detritus of our mass consumption surfaces in an astonishing place: inside the stomachs of thousands of dead baby albatrosses. The nesting chicks are fed lethal quantities of plastic by their parents, who mistake the floating trash for food as they forage over the vast polluted Pacific Ocean.

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Café Closing for vacation

The café will be closed from Monday, August 2 to Sunday, August 8 reopening Monday August 9.

The Roastery will be operating as usual… except café pickups will not be possible ;)

COVID-19 Update

Café

Local Indie small business
  • Regular hours 7-5 weekdays, 9-5 weekends
  • Masks mandatory for entry
  • Capacity 2 Customers
  • Sanitize hands on entry
  • Maintain 2m distance from others
  • One Way Flow
    (in front door, out back door)
  • Electronic Payments only (no cash)
  • Pickup order at pickup window
one way

Roastery

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  • Shipping Online Orders Weekdays
  • Full selection available for delivery 
  • Canada Post to Canadian addresses with tracking
  • Filling Wholesale daily
  • All Couriers including Canada Post are operating with lower service standards