Written By Colin Hynes Causes / Folks Mar 20, 2015 Wild Thyme Coffee House Needs Your Help! SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestThe Wild Thyme Coffee House on Saturna Island (which we profiled in the Nov/Dec issue of EAT) is needing your help. Owner Aleah Johnson is looking to crowdsource the purchase of the land which the bus sits on as well as the house nearby to convert her cafe into a full fledged B&B/Cafe, otherwise the bus may have to close down!From the Go Fund Me campaign:“I am a young female entrepreneur and owner/operator of a 1963 Double Decker Bus Restaurant. My business has been successfully operating for almost three years now. We are also one of the few employers on the island providing jobs to a younger demographic. With the help of my community, we transformed the old smashed up bus into a fully functional cafe. The property the business operates on is coming up for sale soon, if I can’t buy it before they are ready to sell, we might have to close shop. I’m looking to raise enough money for a down payment and hopefully some start-up capital to launch phase two of my business plan. With your help I would transform the existing house on the property into a fun and affordable bed and breakfast with a few cheap hostel rooms. So you can come visit! I will also convert the existing brick building on the property into a new commercial kitchen for catering and baking for the business. Help me build The Bus Stop Bakery & Bed and Breakfast and you will also be helping to create more stable jobs on Saturna Island! I will give anyone that donates over $100.00 a free 2 night stay in the B&B when it is built :)”Help Aleah HERE SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Colin Hynes Colin is the Assistant Editor at EAT. You can contact him via firstname.lastname@example.org. Colin was born in Nova Scotia and spent his first five years there. His mother and father owned an inn and restaurant and Colin spent his time ... Read More You may also like Causes / Longform November 3, 2017 The Politics of Food – Part 1 In the next three issues, food writer Jill Van Gyn investigates the complex web of beliefs, values and opinions surrounding our food and its sources. ... Read More Causes / Victoria August 28, 2017 Vikram Vij Helps Raise Funds with Dinner for Power To Be Vikram Vij leans in beside me on a soft, teal chair on the stunning waterfront patio. The large outdoor kitchen behind us conjures images of ... Read More Causes / Events March 28, 2017 10 Questions for Food Activist Arlene Stein Arlene Stein is a Canadian food activist and the executive director and founder of Canada’s largest food symposium, Terroir, which takes place ... Read More Awards / Causes November 13, 2016 Gold Medal Plates BC To Take Place Nov. 17 in Victoria GOLD MEDAL PLATES B.C’s COMPETING CHEFS FOR 2016! Victoria – 2016 is an Olympic year and B.C.’s Gold Medal Plates will be celebrating ... Read More Causes August 25, 2016 Support women’s education, buy Les Dames wine! Proceeds to @lesdames scholarships August 22, 2016 – BRITISH COLUMBIA – It is high time that the dynamic women in British Columbia’s evolving wine industry get the recognition ... Read More Causes / Chefs March 16, 2016 Syrian-Inspired Dinner at Cook Culture to Help A New Victoria Family One chef, three hours, seven dishes, and an exciting introduction to Syrian cooking. Well known local Chef Cosmo Meens is pairing up with Cook ... Read More Comments are closed.