The Cornerstone Café is proudly owned by Fernwood NRG. The Café operates out of the revitalized Cornerstone Building at 1301 Gladstone Avenue (at Fernwood Road). All income from the Café is reinvested in the neighbourhood through Fernwood NRG’s programs and services.
The Café is a place where you can hang out, meet your neighbours, take in music and events, and access neighbourhood resources and information. We offer free wireless internet, as well as large bulletin boards so that you can stay connected in new ways and old.
The Café serves coffee roasted by Discovery Coffee, a Victoria-based coffee roaster. We also sell ground and whole-bean coffee from Discovery. Purchasing your whole bean or ground coffee from the Cornerstone Cafe is a great way to support your neighbourhood, because $5 from every pound of coffee sold is reinvested in programs and services in Fernwood.
We also offer tasty deli & panini sandwiches, soups, and salads made in-house, as well as muffins, desserts, and snacks. You can often smell our signature banana coconut chocolate chip bread baking through the day.
We’re proud to say our Café is heated by a geo-thermal system and produces nearly zero waste through our recycling and composting programs. Please acquaint yourself with where everything goes because there is a place for almost everything!
Wednesday evenings feature bluegrass music, and Friday evenings are our own in-house open mic.