The Fresh Start Market and Espresso is a new program at the Marion County Juvenile Department. The purpose is provide an opportunity for youth to pay back restitution to victims of crime while leaning job skills. The youth learn skills related to customer service, handling cash, barista, merchandizing, stocking and various other tasks oriented towards daily operational duties.
The Fresh Start Market and Espresso, along with the Community Connections Center are located at 3020 Center St. NE in Salem. The phone number for the market and catering orders is 503-585-4956. The market offers a variety of coffee drinks, smoothies, soups, sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, firewood, kindling, composters,hand crafted items and holiday gifts. The Fresh Start Market's operating hours are from 7:00am to 5:00 pm Mon-Friday. During the Christmas season the market is open on Saturdays starting with the weekend of Thanksgiving until Christmas. We have a large selection of Christmas trees, wreaths and table decorations. The biggest event of the year is during the weekend before Mother's day. We have a 3 day special event on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Fresh Start offers a BBQ with hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken during this event with a large selection of hanging baskets, flowers, vegetable plants, compost, hand made planter boxes, and garden art. The Community Connections Center is available to non profit groups and government agencies during normal working hours. Catering is available and the menu is listed below. The Community Connections Center is free unless food is brought in from the outside. When food is brought in from home or an outside vendor a $35.00 cleaning fee is required.
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