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So All May Eat – Organic Pay As You Go Dining

So All May Eat – Organic Pay As You Go Dining

Sometimes what your body is hungry for can’t be found in a box of processed food. So what if you combined running a restaurant using local organic foods and asked your patrons to pay what they can?

You would have a place called the SAME Cafe.

The So All May Eat Cafe in Denver, Colorado has been open for four years. The restaurant runs on a donation basis with volunteers staffing the kitchen; those patrons who cannot pay can volunteer an hour of service. 

Brad and Libby Birky do meet most of their expenses but talk about tight margins. The cafe does accept donations and there is a on-going wish list on their web site.

This is the kind of thing where you do have to have community support and a commitment to positive action. The good news is that it can be done.

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Photo Credit: Copyright © 2011 NobleTree Media, Inc. and The SAME Cafe


Gena Haskett is a blogger and vlogger who has an interest in many different things, food is one of them. Come visit at Outonthestoop.blogspot.com or Createvideonotebook.blogspot.com

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6:48AM PDT on Jul 14, 2011

This is such a good idea, especially if they lived in Florida. We get arrested if we feed the homeless in Orlando Florida. You are great People to feed those who are hungry~

8:31AM PDT on May 29, 2011

Good idea. Let's see if it can stay "open".

11:32AM PDT on May 28, 2011

Cool idea!!!!

3:36PM PDT on May 25, 2011

thanks!

11:47AM PDT on May 24, 2011

thank you

10:45AM PDT on May 24, 2011

thank you

5:16AM PDT on May 18, 2011

thanks

9:27AM PDT on May 16, 2011

thanks

4:11PM PDT on May 15, 2011

Thanks Gena for your article!

2:21PM PDT on May 15, 2011

Hope for a change!
Thanks you Gena for posting.

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