June 2020 Update

Hello my Creative Friends,
I can’t believe it’s June and half the year is almost over. 🤷‍♀️ I’m not sure how it happens, but the days are truly flying by, more so now than ever.
We wanted to give you all an update as to our status of business during this craziness. As a business, we are trying to navigate how we fit into to the state requirements, and after talking to some some ‘Folks up on the Hill’, we are considered the same as a restaurant.
At this time we will continue to offer take-out pottery but, our studio will be closed to folks coming inside. We will be posting some newer shots of inventory on our FB page, and certainly reach out if we can help with any creative needs.
We do have some very exciting news about our Second Annual Empty Bowl Dinner! Please consider joining in and making a donation and relishing in some incredible soup made form our very talented and generous local restaurants. I truly feel like this is soup for the soul❤️
Please Keep Creative, enjoy the summer with your loved ones and know as a business and part of this community we love and miss you all.
We will be back with more news in July, and will be working on some clay workshops for folks.
Melissa and family

Chester-Andover Family Center

Empty Bowl Soup Take Out Fundraiser

Wednesday, June 10, 2020


Country Girl Diner, 46 RT 103S in Chester, VT

Drive Through Soup Take-out Service

Your Soup Meal is By Donation and includes soup, bread, dessert and a hand-painted, ceramic bowl.

Pre-order on Facebook through private message, email us at cafc302@gmail.com or call and leave a message 802-875-3236.

Leave first and last name, your phone number and your soup selections.

Only 150 bowls available.

Empty Bowl Soup Selections donated by local, chef-owned businesses:

Tomato-Potato-Noodle from Rowell’s Inn
Seafood Curry from The Free Range
Cold Strawberry from Lisai’s Chester Market
Vegetable Medley from the Country Girl Diner
Cock-A-Leekie from MacLaomainn’s Scottish Pub
Bread donated by Orchard Hill Breadworks
Desserts donated by Southern Pie Café, Lisai’s and CAFC bakers
Hand painted Ceramic Bowls are courtesy of Melissa Howe, Endless Creations Pottery Studio and CAES and GMUHS students and staff.

While we will miss the leisurely dining in the GMUHS cafeteria, we are excited to collaborate with Jessica Holmes to have an Empty Bowl Fundraiser, Take-out style, at the Country Girl Diner.

During these challenging times, we look forward to bringing out the community for a low-key fundraiser to enjoy gourmet soup while supporting the Chester-Andover Family Center.

Your donation will support our

Food Shelf and Financial Assistance Programs

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