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Old & New

There has been a lot of new activity down at 541 Barton St. lately. We’ve begun installing new cabinetry, trim, tiles and even beautiful new windows. While the space is in many ways modernized and unrecognizable from a few months ago we’ve been mindful of honouring the historic charm of this beautiful building. Many of our counter surfaces are being made constructed from century-old hemlock boards and our harvest table is made from re-claimed ash wood as well. Last week we acquired a vintage deli display which we are looking forward to refurbishing to its former splendour!
While the building still smells of sawdust (a lovely fragrance, in my opinion) it is weeks away from smelling of delicious food and freshly brewed coffee! We’ve got big dreams for this project and to make those a reality we will be relying on the support  of volunteers. If you’re interested in joining our team as a volunteer please send an e-mail to myself  at miranda@fivefortyone.ca or to our Executive Director Sue Carr at sue@fivefortyone.ca. We would love to chat and to learn more about you! If you’re interested in partnering with us financially please see the Get-Involved page of our website.

See you soon!

Miranda

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