Four Days to Go: The Cafe Needs List

May 21, 2013

Friends -- we are SO close to putting the final touches on the Thistle Stop Cafe and are grateful to each and every person who has donated their time, money, skills and prayers to creating this space.



We are looking forward to opening its doors to the community on Friday, May 24th. We have a short but important list of things we need before we can do just that. Please take a look below and email Courtney if you can provide:

Again, please email courtney@thistlefarms.org with your donations. Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to sharing a cup of tea and a story with you.


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