Happy Autumn!

Fall is just around the corner (we hope!) and we are getting prepared at Civilitea Gardens. From Fall Decor to Fall Foods on the menu, it is starting to feel like Autumn in here even if it still feels like Summer outside!

 Our Summer Sale for Iced Tea Pitchers continues: just $20 for these beautiful glass For Life brand pitchers .  Hurry, we have just a handful left on the shelf!

Our Summer Sale for Iced Tea Pitchers continues: just $20 for these beautiful glass For Life brand pitchers. Hurry, we have just a handful left on the shelf!

Our popular soup menu returns Tuesday September 18, debuting with a delicious Tomato and Greens soup.

 Pictured teas: Apple Cider Rooibos (Left) and Sweet Desert Delight Rooibos (Right)

Pictured teas: Apple Cider Rooibos (Left) and Sweet Desert Delight Rooibos (Right)

Our Fall Tea Recommendations are Apple Cider Rooibos & Sweet Desert Delight Rooibos for yummy and comforting herbal evening teas. For caffeine lovers, Lapsang Souchong is equally delightful with it’s smoky aroma reminiscent of sitting around a campfire. Pick up your favorites this season or gift to a loved one.

Loose leaf quantities available:

1/2 oz for $4.25

1 oz for $8.50  





Saturday Special!

To reduce food waste, on Saturdays from 1pm to 3pm all remaining baked goods will be sold 2 for the price of 1! Get your goodies before they're gone! Every Saturday!

New Hours Beginning September 2018!

Beginning this September, we will be closed on Sundays AND Mondays. Our daily hours will remain the same (9am - 3pm) Tuesday through Saturday.

 Photo by  Tim Mossholder  on  Unsplash

As the owner, I've decided to make this schedule change now for several reasons:

- While on vacation, I realized that I need one full day off per week. Being closed for one day never allows for that because there are many things to tend to outside of business hours- shopping for food, ordering supplies, bookkeeping, cleaning, planning and developing new menu items. Even though the shop is closed, Sundays are still full work days for me. After 4 years of working 7 days a week, I am feeling burned out and need one full day per week to recharge.

-These new hours will align with the long-standing tradition in downtown Homewood for small businesses to be closed on Sunday and Monday.

- Mondays are typically slow for us and the reduction in utility use better reflects our efforts to be environmentally friendly.

- By having a full day off each week, I will have more time and creative energy to develop exciting new menu items that are both yummy and healthy.

Labor Day is the perfect time to make this change; it's origin as a federal holiday in 1894 was to give the laboring class a day to rest and honor their (our) hard work.

Happy Labor Day Weekend! I hope you get an extra day to rest and recharge.

Join us for the WGN Block Party this Friday Morning!

Join us Friday July 13 for the WGN Block Party happening in Homewood! We are opening extra early at 6am and serving an all-new bakery treat! We're super excited for this fun outdoor party for the family. We'll have lemonade for the kiddos and our outdoor tables directly face the broadcasting stage.

Or, start your day with your favorite cuppa and a muffin and check out the show on your way to the train.

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