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Food Truck Without Wheels

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Friday, August 17, 2012, In : Take-out 

Monday is Opening Day for The Brown Bag, our expansion into the world of take-out service. It's taken much longer than expected to get everything in place to open this Walk-up Window and we're eager to get started. 
As a catering shop with little street presence since we opened, we still had strangers walking in every few days or so, asking to buy a sandwich, which we were never equipped to do.  Now we can provide a single-meal service we believe is lacking in this area.  
As a matter of fact, ...

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Adding to the Streetscape

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Thursday, April 5, 2012, In : downtown 
Our Little Free Library got some much-deserved attention this week. In addition to The Spec article below, a photographer from the photo collage tabloid, 'Snap', was by to shoot it as well. We may be the first in town but word's getting out. I doubt will be the only ones with a Little Library box for long.
I have to say, I was a bit surprised at the writer's angle.  She seemed particularly perplexed that we would trust to display anything 'free' or attractive outdoors in our neighbourhood. For...
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Lunch-Bags Library

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Friday, March 16, 2012,

Last week we learned about the grass roots project Little Free Library sweeping the U.S. and now other countries and knew we had to join in.  Ellen, as the designated builder of our partnership, set out to construct one right away.  It was built, painted and hung outside our shop within a few days.
We're thrilled with the response.  Passersby now stop, some shyly, and sort through the reading choices.  We've already re-stocked our original book selections, as most were chosen within the first ...
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First Media Coverage

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, In : Catering 
We are appreciative of coverage this week in The Hamiltonian online mag...
http://www.thehamiltonian.net/2011/11/celebrating-hamilton-businesses-lunch.html


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