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April 22, 2021 – Since 2003, EcoCafe has been serving great coffee and small-town charm to residents and tourists in the quaint village of St. Jacobs.
But when the pandemic hit communities globally in the spring of 2020 and tourism came to a screeching halt, EcoCafe founder and owner Edward Denyer had to think fast. To avoid becoming a statistic and closing his doors, he started getting creative, rethinking methodology, adopting new technologies and redesigning the cafe space. Denyer managed to beat the odds and thrive by serving coffee to a small population of 2000 residents.