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  ALABAMA   Ransom Community Cafe    OPEN 7485 Airport Blvd Mobile, Alabama 36608 Hours: Tuesday- Friday 11am – 2 pm, Friday 5pm-8pm Email: Phone: 251 751 0044 Website: Contact: Matt and Tara Armbruster   Birmingham, Alabama – Planning Stage- Contact: Megan Gray   Dothan, Alabama – early planning stages Contact Person: Eddy Stevens Email: ALASKA Stone Soup Cafe – Planning Stage- Fairbanks, Alaska Contact: Jennifer Jolis, Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts Program Email:   ARIZONA   Fair Trade Cafe – OPEN – Sunday Community Dinner 6pm-8pm 424 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, Arizona 85004 Contact: Ingrid Hirtz Ingrid’s email: Ingrid has a plan to eventually open a community cafe full time!! Now Serving Cafe – Planning Stage- Contact David and Christy Alvarado Email: Passion – A Community Cafe – planning stage Tuscon, Az 85716 Contact phone number- 520 477 2130 Email – * also on Face Book ARKANSAS   CALIFORNIA Tyler Gannon Nourish Cafe -planning stage Oakland, Ca   Santa Cruz – Planning Stage- Contact: Matthew Staker Email:   Worth Our Weight  OPEN 1021 Hahman Dr. Santa Rosa, California 95405 Hours: Saturday 9am-2pm, Sunday 9am- 1pm Phone: 707 544 1200 Contact: Evelyn Cheatham Worth Our Weight is a ‘pay what you can’ and a culinary program for underserved youth!!! Redding, CA area – early planning stage Contact: Claire Heydon Email –   Los Angeles area – Planning Stage- Atomic Awakening Contact: Allysohnson Email:   Palm Springs/Coachella Valley area – Planning Stages- Contact: Mark Beckloff Email: &nbsp San Francisco- early planning stage Contact- Loi B Email-   FAME ( For All May Eat)- serving now every Friday on the corner of una and El Evado from 4-6pm Victorville, California – Early Planning Stage Contact: Lisa Hayes Email:   Mercy Cafe- early planning stage Salinas, CA Contact: Nanette Murphy Email:   COLORADO SAME Cafe (So All May Eat)     OPEN 2023 East Colfax Avenue Denver, Colorado 80206 Hours: Monday – Saturday 11am – 2 pm Phone: 720 530 6853 Website: Email: Cont(act: Brad and Libby Birky   Comfort Cafe -Plans to re-open at a different location, keep checking their website- Denver, Colorado 80212 Website: Email: Contact: Jan Bezuidenhout   Cafe 180 -OPEN- 3315 South Broadway Englewood, Colorado 80113 Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 11am-2pm Phone: 303 761 4510 Website: Email: Contact: Cathy Matthews FoCo Cafe( Feeding Our Community Ourselves)- Planning stage Fort Collins, Colorado Contact: Kathleen and Jeff Baumgardner Email:   Kash- ROOT   – Planning Stage- Contact: Josh Gold Email: Josh is planning to open a Kosher ‘pay what you can’ community cafe!!   Denver area – Planning Stage- Contact: Emily Fischer Email:     Live in Hope Cafe – Planning Stage- Denver, CO With Mercy Housing Contact: Katie Bonamasso Email: Contact: Alix Midgley Email: Phone: 303 830 3366   Mom’s Community Cafe – Planning Stage- Longmont, CO Contact: Nick Mazour     Peace-n-Carrots  – Planning Stage- Boulder,Colorado Contact: Sandy Robinson Email:  or   Other interested people in the Boulder area: Rachel Rubenstein Email:   Interest in the Denver/Boulder area: Zach Hancock and Lydia Holzman *** Zach was instrumental in starting Common Table in Bend, Oregon and has recently moved to Colorado with his bride, Lydia Email: or try   Victor, CO Lost Art Cafe – Planning Stage-t – Currently The Highlander Meeting House Contacts: Mary Anne O’Bannon and Alexander McCurdy Email:   Montrose, Colorado area – Planning Stage- The Warm Hearth Foundation Contact: Pastor Chris Millikin Email:   Denver area- Planning/thinking about stage – new to the area Contact: Tim Sherbondy CONNECTICUT   New Haven – Planning Stage- Contact: Adele Crawford Email: * We have attended one community cafe meeting with community leaders in New Haven   DELAWARE   Delaware area – Planning Stage- With Global Delaware Contact:Bryony Zeigler Email:   Connecticut area – planning stage- Contact: Alessandra Folz Email:     DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Everybody Eats, DC – Planning Stage- Contact: Annette Ryan Email: Website:   Washington DC, downtown area -Planning Stage- Contact: Wally Wallace Email:   FLORIDA Downtown Credo Coffee – OPEN- 706 West Smith Street Orlando, Florida 32804 Contact: Ben Hoyer Hours: Mon- Fri 7am-6pm Sat 8am-1pm Website: TasteHOPE! – planning stage- hoping to open Fall of 2012 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Contact: Steve Werthman Email: Love and Vegetables – Pop Up Community Cafe Miami, Florida Contact – Keith Kalmanowicz Email – * also on Facebook as ‘Love and Vegetables’ Ft. Lauderdale – Planning Stage- Contact: Sara McIntosh   Miami, Florida area – Planning Stage- Contact : Lori Email:   Orlando -Planning Stage- Contact: Diana Green Email:   Orlando Florida – Planning Stage- Contact: Rachel Bowen Email:   Lithia, Florida area – Planning Stage- Contact: Donald Saunders Email:   Jacksonville, Florida area – Planning Stage/thinking about it Contact: Karen Riely Email:     Clearwater, Florida – early planning stages Contact: Chris Sauger Email: GEORGIA Jeffery Regan- early planning stage Contact: Atlanta, Georgia Spirit Cafe – A Bite of Heaven – very early planning stage Vinings United Methodist Church Contact: Rev. Bruce Cook Email: Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta area- Planning Stage- Contact: Alena Dauria Email:   Marietta The Mustard Seed Cafe – Planning Stage- Contact: Brian McNair Email:   Milledgeville, Ga – Planning Stage- Contact: Rose Haskell Email:   HAWAII   Honolulu, Hawaii – Planning Stage- Contact: Randy Linville Email:       Grace Cafe – Planning Stage- Boise, Idaho Contact: Nancy and  Pastor David Goebel Email:   ILLINOIS St Paul’s Evangelical Luthern Church – early planning stages 824 North Lewis Avenue Waukegan, IL 60085 Contact: Kim Marie Ball Project Manager 847 662 2535 Website: Office email Pastors: Caroline Satre ( And Bradley Davick ( Panera Cares – OPEN 616 W. Diversey Pkwy Lakeview, Ill 60614 773 528 4556 Feed Em Soup – OPEN every Wednesday 5-7pm 122 South First Street Dekalb, IL 60115 Contact: Derek Gibbs Email: Website: Phone: 815 310 0903 Chicago, Ill – Planning Stages- Contact: Bonnie Cell: 773 576 4547   Illinois – Planning Stage- Contact: Meghan Collins Email:   Chicago area- planning stage- Contact: Tim Sherbondy Email: First Presbyterian Church of Chicago – Planning Stage Contact: Rev Reggie Weaver email: INDIANA Helpings of Hope–H20 Cafe – planning stage Indianapolis, Indiana Contact: Kitty Parrish Email- Goshen, Indiana – Planning Stage- Contact: Linda Metzler and Chris Gill Email:   IOWA KANSAS KENTUCKY Grace Cafe Danville, Ky Contact: Rochelle Bayless Email; P.O. Box 2384 Danville, KY 860-301-2043   LOUISIANA   New Orleans, LA – Planning Stage- Contact: Andrea Kippur   Welcome Home Cafe – Planning Stage- New Orleans, LA The Center for Ethical Living Contact: Quo Vadis Breaux Email:     Louisiana (I think Shreeveport) – planning stage- Contact: Toni Green Email:     MAINE t MARYLAND   Bel Air, Maryland – Planning Stage- Contact: Nina and David Barco Email:  or   MASSACHUSETTS All Are Welcome Community Kitchen and Bakery, Inc.- Opening March 17th, 2012- 60 Union Street Middleborough, MA 02346 Hours: Email: Website: Contact: Karen Cook Phone: 508 443 0243   Food on the Roof – Planning Stage- Northampton, MA 01060 Contact: Bernadette Giblin Email:   Boston, Mass – Planning Stage- Contact: Sarah Martin Email:   Boston, Mass – Planning Stage- Contact: Kristina Simes Email:   The Stone Soup Cafe- OPEN – every Saturday 12:15 /lunch Location: All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church 399 Main Street Greenfield, Mass Contact: Ari Pliskin Email: Website: MICHIGAN   The Front Porch – OPEN- 9235 Main Street Ellsworth, Michigan 49729 Hours: Monday – Saturday 7am-2pm Phone: Cafe- 231 588 2000 Contact:Bob Felton Mailing address: P.O. Box 37   Ellsworth, Michigan 49729     Panera Cares – OPEN- 22208 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, Michigan 48124 Hours: Monday – Saturday 6:30am – 7pm   , Sunday 7am-7pm Phone:313 274 3301   Detroit area – Planning Stage- Contact: Allison Burket   Email: Contact: Malik  Yakini   Email: Contact: Kibibi   Email: Detroit Food Policy Council   Detroit, Michigan – Planning stage- Contact: Scott Martin Email: Detroit area – planning stage Soul Candy Cafe Contact: Virginia Masson Email: Detroit area – early planning stage Contact: Nubia Wardford Polk Email: Oakland County area – early planning stage Contact: Terry Zeller Email: Manna Feast Organic Gourmet – Planning Stage- Houghton Lake, Michigan Contact: Jeanette Endsley Email:   Farmington Hills area- Planning Stage- Contact: Loren Stewart The Planetary Cafe – planning stage Ypsilanti, MI Contact: Paul Saginaw via Kim Aikens Email: MINNESOTA   OUR Community Kitchen – OPEN- 214 North 3rd St. Stillwater, Minnesota 55082 Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7am-10am Contact: Ann DeLaVergne Email: Phone: 651 329 0125     The Kitchen Table – Planning Stage- Minneapolis Contacts: Chris Gabriel and Renee Michele   Nosh Cafe  – Planning Stage- Minneapolis, MN Contact: Colleen Lake Email:   Interest in the St Paul Area – Planning Stage- Contact: Katie Soo Email:   St Paul area – Planning Stage- Contact: Warron Arnold Email:       Interest in Moorhead, MN Contact: Steve Spader Phone: 218 287 4501 Website:       MISSISSIPPI Srarkville, Mississippi – early planning stage Contact: Lindsay Wilson Email: MISSOURI   St. Louis Bread Company Cares – OPEN- 10 South Central Avenue Clayton, Missouri 63105 Hours: 7am-4pm every day Phone: 314 725 9666 Contact: Manager- Brooke Porter   Emmaus Road Kitchen -Very Early Planning Stage- Kansas City, Mo area Contact: Anne Wright Email: Kansas City, MO – thinking about stage Contact: Annette Riva Email: MONTANA   Misoula, Montana – Planning stage- Contact: Rachel Gooen  Email: Contact: Micah Shanser  Email:   NEBRASKA Table Grace Cafe – OPEN- 1611 1/2 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68102 Hours: Mon-Sat noon-3pm Phone: 402 708 7815 Website: Contact Matt Weber Email:   NEVADA Las Vegas  Community Cafe – Planning Stage- Contact: Salli Solich  Email: Contact: Heather Alfred  Email: Contact: Leslie Vanschaik   NEW HAMPSHIRE   NEW JERSEY   A Better World Cafe – OPEN- 19 South 2nd Avenue Highland Park, New J ersey 08904 Hours: Monday- Firday 11am-3pm Website: Contact: Rachel Weston  Email: Contact: Lara Arp  Email:   Soul Kitchen – OPEN- 207 Monmouth Street Red Bank, New Jersey 07701 Hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat; Seatings from 5pm-7pm  Sunday seatings from noon-3pm Slogan: ‘Hope is Delicious’ Website: Phone: 732 842 0900   The SouperVan  – OPEN and Running!!- Location: travels Contact: Nik Kubian   Kula Cafe opening January 2013 1201 Springwood Ave Asbury Park, NJ 07712 Hours: Monday – Friday 11:30am – 4:30pm Contact: Wendy Escobedo Email: 732768 3460 Franklin, New Jersey Very early planning stage Contact: Catherine Malone Email: NEW MEXICO   Santa Fe – Planning Stage Contact: Rhonda Akkerman Email:   Silver City, New Mexico – Planning Stage- Contact: Alicia Edwards Email: Contact: Terri Guitron   Email: terrigu NEW YORK Fare Ground Cafe – Planning Stage- Operating a “POP UP’ so check FB or website Beacon, New York Contacts: Margot Schulman and Kara Dean-Assael Website: Email: Shore Soup Project – a mobile food truck Rockaway, NY Contacts: Lei Zhao and Robyn Hillman-Harrigan Emails: Website: Saratoga, New York  – Planning Stage- Contact: Teddi Landis Email:   Brooklyn area – Planning Stage- Contact: Joshua LaTour Email:   Poughkeepsie, New York – planning stage- Contact: Susan Grove Email:   Suffolk County, Long Island – Planning Stage- Contact: Laura Wynhurst Email:   Syracuse, New York -Planning Stage- Contact: Georgene Nitzsche Email:   Patchogue, NY – planning stage Harmony Cafe Contact: Rosemarie McCarthy Email: Facebook page –!/HarmonyCafecommunitycafe NORTH CAROLINA Peace Cafe –  Winston Salem, NC Contact: Patti Parker Email: The Gathering Place- planning to open in2015 Raleigh, NC Contact: Maggie Kane Phone-919-271-5797 Email: Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe – OPEN- 431 W. Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Hours:Tues-Sat 11:30am-3pm and 5pm-9pm Phone: 919 929 3833 Website: Email:     F.A.R.M. Cafe ( Feed All Regardless of Means) – opened May 1, 2012 617 King Street Boone, NC Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-2pm Mailing Address: P.O. Box 487    Boone, NC   28607 Website: Email: Contact: Renee Boughman or Chris May Rosetta’s Kitchen – OPEN they offer one sliding scale/”pay what you can” meal daily in addition to their regular menu. Location: 116 Lexington Ave. Ashville, NC 28801 Phone: 828 232 0738 Hours: M – Thurs 11am – 11 pm Fri/Sat 11am – 3 am Sunday – Brunch – 11am-3pm Saute – A place to learn, dine, and build community Ashville, NC – planning stage Contact Steven Liebenhaut and Stefanie Wilkins Burlington, NC – Planning Stage- Contact: Rebecca Berube Email:   Ashville, NC – Planning Stage- Contact: Mindy Wilson Email:   Greensboro, NC – Planning Stage- Contact: Susan Griffin  Email Contact: Barbara Rice  Email: Cary, North Carolina- very early stages of development Contact: Allison Connors Email: Charolette – planning stages Contact: Graham Sull Email: A Place At The Table Raleigh, NC     NORTH DAKOTA   OHIO Kenton, Ohio- Planning stage Contact: Loran Miracle Email: o.n.e. bistro  -OPEN- 110 South Second St Miamisburg, Ohio 45342 Hours: Tues- Fri 8am-2pm,  Saturday 7am-2pm Website: Email: Phone: 937 859 1165 Contact: Robert Adamson   Hebron, Ohio – Planning Stage- Contact: Kimberly Crites     Youngstown, Ohio – Planning Stages- Contact: Clint Kifolo Email:   Cincinnati, Ohio – early planning stage Contact- Tim Fitzgerald Email- OKLAHOMA   Mosaic Cafe – Planning Stage Tulsa, OK Contact: Rev. Christy Moore Email: Kindred Cafe – Planning stage Oklahoma City Contact:Cissa Newberry Email: Eat Well Foundation Five80 Coffeehouse – OPEN 124 E. Randolph Enid, Oklahoma Forgotten Ministries Founders: Sara and Jeremiah Herrian 310 658 0273 Open Table Community Cafe – opening June of 2014 12650 E. 86th Place North Owasso, OK 74055 Contact: Melinda Foster – Executive Director Email: Phone: 918-693-0458 Website: Facebook: https// ” helping end hunger while creating community” Tulsa’s Table – now open doing ‘pop up’ cafes Tulsa, OK Contact: Rev. Christy Moore Email: Facebook: Website: http://www.Tulsa’ OREGON     Panera Cares – OPEN- 4143 NE Halsey St. Portland, Oregon 97332 Hours: Every Day 7am-5pm Phone:503 287 5900 Email: NE SI’KA – Food from the Heart – early planning stages Portland, Oregon Contact : James Layton/ General Manager/Director Email: Website: Phone: 503 489 7521 Also on Facebook: Ne SI’KA – Food From The Heart PENNSYLVANIA One Seed Cafe – planning stage Contact- Lizzie Bailey Website: Phone:717-321-4088 Shippensburg, PA   Healthy World Cafe – OPEN- Popping up for monthly lunches, catering community events and building capacity. Please check out website for more information York, PA Website: Email: Contact: Patrick Walker Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1226  York, Pa 17406     Hunger-Free Cafe – Planning Stage- Center for Hunger Free Communities / Witness To Hunger Project Drexel SPH Philadelphia, PA 19130 Contact: Aishah Miller   CAFE GRACE – planning stage Wilkes-Barre, PA Email: Contacts: Joan Clowes and Marcelle Dotson Facebook: Cafe Grace ( wilkes-barre, pa) Twitter: nepacafegrace Harrisberg, PA – Planning Stage- Contact: Diana Sheppard Email:   Johnstown, PA – Planning Stage- Contact: Danielle Taylor Email:   Mercersburg, PA – Pay What You Can Farmers Market-  Planning Stage- Bending Bridge Farm Contact: Audrey Email:   Harrisburg, PA – Planning Stage Contact: Diana Martini-Sheppard Email:     Hummelstown, PA – Planning Stage- Contact: Michele John Posteraro Email:   Pittsburgh, Pa – early planning/wish stage Contact: Nikki Lerino Email: Pittsburgh – Early Planning Stages Contact : Rebecca Cavanaugh Email : Pittsburgh – very early planning /discussing about stage Contact: – Mary Bode Email: RHODE ISLAND   The Hope Cafe – Planning Stage- Through the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale Peace Dale, RI Contact: Susan Gustaitis   SOUTH CAROLINA SAGE Cafe ( So All Gather Equally) – Planning Stage- Greenville, SC Contact: Matt and Tina Cody Email:   Spartanburg, SC – Planning Stage- Contact: Keith Raines Email: &   Myrtle Beach area- Planning Stage- Contact: Belinda Email:   Myrtle Beach area – interested in being a volunteer! Contact: Laura Hinson Email: Columbia, SC – early planning stage Contact – Kristi Castro Email – TENNESSEE The Living Room – OPEN- 8729 Chapman Highway Knoxville, Tennessee 37902 Hours: Monday – Saturday breakfast-dinner Website: Phone: 865 622 2022 Contact: Bryan McKnight ** Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in the world!! One Acre Cafe…A Community Restaurant for Everyone – OPEN Johnson City, Tennessee Contact: Jan Orchard Email: Web LIKE them on Facebook!! One_Acre_Cafe ComeUnity Cafe – OPEN Jackson, Tennessee – planning stage Contact: Amy Crenshaw Email: Chattanooga- very early planning stage Contact: Emily Curb Email: TEXAS TasteTHIS – Planning stage Fort Worth, Texas Contact: Jeff Williams Email: Website: Potager  – OPEN- 315 South Mesquite Arlington, Texas Hours: Lunch:  Tuesday-Friday 11am-3 Brunch: Saturday 11am-3pm Dinner: Thurs, Fri, Sat 5:30pm-9pm BYOB possible Website: Email: Phone: 817 861 2292 Contact: owner, Cynthia Chippendale   The Mustard Seed Cafe – OPEN El Paso, Texas Contact: Patsy Burdock    Email: Contact: Shelly Speicher   Email:   Plates That Matter – early Stage Burleson, Texas Contact: Corrine Armstrong Email:   Jubilie – Planning Stage- Austin, Texas Contact: Kristy Butts Email:   Austin area- planning stage- Contact: Steven Zack email:     Austin area-planning stage- Contact: Gina Harlow Email:   Austin Area- looking for a support team in the area Elvia Knoll Richardson, Texas – Planning Stage- Contact: Kristin Kammath   Houston, Texas area – Planning Stage Contact: Dewayne Branch Email:     UTAH Provo, Utah area – Planning Stage- Contact: Amy Ollerton Email:     VERMONT Montipelier area – planning stage- Possibly in conjunction with the Tulsi Tea Room Contact: Marika Isom Email:   VIRGINIA   WASHINGTON   Olympia, WA – planning stage- Contact: Tammy and Brad Tebrugge Emails:  and   Tacoma Washington – Planning Stage- Contact: Kirsten Alexander Email:   WEST VIRGINIA   Charleston, West Virginia- Planning Stage- Contact: Virgil Sadorra Email:   WISCONSIN One World Oshkosh – Planning Stage- Contact: Suzette Lizotte Email:   Northern Wisconsin – Planning Stage- Northland College Contact: Sascha Yates Email: Stone Soup Cafe – Planning stage Wausau, Wisconsin Contact: Robin Rinehart-Balfe Email: Milwaukee, Wisconsin area – Planning Stage- Contact: Virginia Cassel Email:   WYOMING   OTHER COUNTRIES       CANADA Contact:  Sonya Merrill Email: Brantford, Ontario Freedom House Church Contact – Steve Straza Email – Chile   Concepcion, Chile  – Planning Stage- Contact: Carlos Basso Prieto Email: Holland Amsterdam GEEF GAFE ( Give Cafe) Contact: Judith Manshanden Email: HAITI Port a Prince – Planning Stage Contact: Tamara Apollon Email: Nicaragua Planning stage Contact: Kevin Shea Email: UK planning stage a NGO, will update later