We won’t be serving breakfast today, but the organic, fair-trade espresso milkshakes are back!
We’ve added two items to the menu:
Baked Mac and Cheese: with organic veggie radiatori pasta, local veggies, and homemade New York cheese sauce, topped with Nectar Hills Farm organic, grass-fed, wagyu beef chorizo $9. No chorizo: $8.
Organic, local greens w/ mushroom medley, $4.
Local Eggplant Parmesan: breaded with Heidelberg bread crumbs, topped w/ Galbani mozzarella, Parm, and house marinara, $7.
Tomorrow, Friday, August 19, we return to our regular hours of noon to 6pm. For now, we plan to be closed Wednesday, August 24. We will be open for the final Cherry Valley Folk Fest concert, Thursday, August 25, from 2pm to 9pm.
Good to Go is finally going! As you can see from the new link at the top of the page, we have a takeout menu now! Check it out here, or download the PDF version of the Good to Go Takeout Menu for printing.
Remember, the menu does change regularly, so be sure to check the board when you come in for specials and changes.
Hello, real food lovers. At long last, we can say with confidence that Good to Go takeout restaurant will be opening this summer.
Every day it feels more real, and I am beaming with anticipation. The dream, so powerfully specific, is coming into laser focus, more so than a health food joint in Cherry Valley, New York, in 2016 might ever have expected.
Looks good so far, doesn’t it? The appliances fit VERY cozily on one side. On the other side, hot and cold water is running to a stunning array of sinks.
Meanwhile, our logo is “about to pop,” and the final push to sell the last 53 shares begins now.
Here’s what we need to open our doors:
an 8′ X 2′ edged, hinged counter
a cash register
a coffee/condiment station
Five thousand dollars is a serious sum, but it’s not insurmountable. Compared to the total investment so far (two years of our lives, a $22,000 vote of confidence by the county, and 40 individual shareholders), selling the last 50 shares (out of the original 200) becomes manageable. And it has to happen in the next couple of weeks.
Looking, briefly, at the demographics of our shareholders so far:
28 owners of a single share
5 couples that have bought 2 shares
Nationally, we have shareholders (not all of them family, LOL) in these states; Maine, North Carolina, New Jersey, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, Texas, and California
*NEW* Internationally, I’d like to welcome Jasmine Hatami, a brilliant artist (and our daughter’s namesake), who resides in London, and has been a class act in my heart since 1978
Foremost, Sonia Sola of Nectar Hills Farm, my favorite farm in the world. Sonia planted this dream in me, so “¡Of course!” it will flourish beautifully
Our talented and beautiful friend Vickie Whicker in Burlington Flats
Three wonderful women and mothers in the Roseboom area: Maureen Newman, Donna Harnett (buying another share in April, TY!), and Mrs. (Mary) Robinson
Springfield Town Supervisor Bill Elsey and family
*NEW* Jim Wolff, not afraid to put his local money where his mouth is, representing Fly Creek (with thanks to Sam Ross for the post that helped it happen)
Just nine, unfortunately, in Cherry Valley, counting one who is no longer here, again, unfortunately, but will surely visit. Other beloved Chervillian shareholders are Bill Issac, Kathy Minnig, Shirley Shue, Karen and Charlie Kremer, Ken Clark, Cody Alabach, Emy and Rich Frasca, Harriet Spear, and the devoted Dr. Michael Geci
I’m counting on folks here to buy food from me, of course, so I’ll give them a break, but it sure would be nice if some of the folks that promised to join us “eventually” would do so now. If you know anyone in this considerable crowd, please encourage them to buy a share, or share a share with someone.
Please remember, we will be doing the paperwork for everyone, so it isn’t something you, or they, will have to worry about at all. We’ll send the tax form for your profits (schedule K-1) with your annual share-of-the-profits check. Also, please remember the biscotti and grass-fed jerky (and probably lots of other things) are very mail-able.
As for me, I see my future, deliciously unbounded, and look forward to making bodies smile strongly for years to come.
In Food I Trust,
Real food, really easy: an affordable, healthy, organic, and local food takeout restaurant created by Robin Supak in Cherry Valley, NY (between Cooperstown and Sharon Springs). Open from noon to 6pm, with some exceptions. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Check this site for updates.