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Juniper Grand Re-Opening July 20, 2019!

Join us on July 20, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a fun day.

Get all the details of the event on our Facebook event page.

We hope to see you there!

Welcome, from the new owner

Dear loyal customers, Juniper Team (old & new), & TCCL community,

Thank you for your patience as we begin our new journey with the Juniper Café! Oh, and apologies for my delay in introducing myself ;-).

This opportunity came to me at an important time in my life as I experience and embrace many forms of change. I was thankful to have met Jamie Hodges & Amber Thom just a few months ago through Adam
Koven, who knew I would be the right fit for this undertaking. Thank you Adam. I’ve always had the ambition to some day run my own café, and so here we are. I have found one that reflects perfectly so
many of my own values, with a bar already set pretty high. I want to wish Jamie & Amber all the best with their new endeavour as they embark on another exciting project for our community. Rest assured, I
will work hard at maintaining and growing the gem you have started.

During the last few months, I have had the privilege to meet the team that makes everything happen behind the bar. I have learnt a lot from them and look forward to paving the path together for Juniper 2.0.
My team will be my #1 priority as the owner because without them, the Juniper will not deliver. Our team values will be based on three pillars: Quality, Sustainability and Respect for the environment and
people around us. With that, you can rest assured, your sandwiches will continue to be made with love.

When I moved to Kingston a few years ago, I was very intrigued by the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning (TCCL). The concept of collaborating the arts and academic community within a piece of
historical infrastructure is brilliant. The fact that it is facing the lake is of course a bonus! It is an honour to be a part of the TCCL community and I look forward to fostering our relationship together. Thank you to Dave Kerr and Nadine Baker’s team for supporting my efforts (and approving my application) in this project.

I have so many more people to thank but I will need to save some for later…. I look forward to meeting many of you in the next few weeks, months, & years. Stay tuned for I have so many great plans coming ahead! As we continue to work out some of the kinks, we thank you again for
your patience and support. Every learning opportunity is a step toward improvement.

Cheers,
Raissa
Owner Juniper Café