ORLAND — After operating the blenders quietly for 2 months, Ananda Luna DownEast Cafe & Curiosities in Orland shall be holding its official grand opening on Saturday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The cafe is situated at 98 Castine Street, which locals know as the previous Orland Village Masonic Constructing, in addition to the house to Yoga DownEast. This historic constructing overlooks the Narramissic River and is situated simply minutes from Bucksport off Acadia Freeway and alongside the principle artery to achieve Castine.
The menu options wholesome and nutritious meals to go, together with quite a lot of smoothies, soups, teas and extra. A full menu shall be out there, in addition to complimentary tastings of assorted menu gadgets and giveaways.
“It’s been a dream of mine to have the ability to provide meals selections that nourish the physique and thoughts whereas nonetheless tasting good,” stated proprietor Krista Hastings. “Our menu has been fastidiously designed to include high quality elements into scrumptious and health-conscious creations.”
Along with being health-conscious, the cafe will cater to clients who’ve particular dietary wants. The kitchen is one hundred pc gluten-free, dairy-free and plant-based.
“Discovering wholesome choices when you’re out on the earth, particularly when you’ve gotten dietary preferences, generally is a actual problem,” stated Hastings. “Our objective is to offer our neighborhood, and people touring, with a conscious alternative.”
Whereas clients are ready for his or her handmade smoothie or different menu gadgets, they’ll browse the curiosities store. The store affords an assortment of curated presents and different gadgets, together with yoga provides, tea, backyard and moon-themed gadgets, religious presents, natural merchandise and extra.
Ananda Luna DownEast Cafe is open Monday and Friday from 11 a.m. to six p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and closed Wednesday.
For extra data or to see a full menu of choices, seek for Ananda Luna DownEast on Google Map, go to throughout regular enterprise hours or name 469-1070.