Opening a business amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Two new coffee shops open for curbside delivery and takeout during the crisis
Last updated 5/15/2020 at 11:16am
Opening a business is difficult during "normal" circumstances, but imagine opening a business during a pandemic.
Mill Creek had two new businesses open in March, one right before the governor's statewide shutdown of in-person dining, and one right after.
The Beacon spoke with two new Mill Creek business owners: Andi Gomes, one of three owners from Bequest Coffee Company on Main Street, and Olivia Caffrey, sole owner of Farmhouse Espresso on Bothell-Everett Highway.
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"We had the idea for many years," Gomes said. She is one of t...