A Letter from the Owners, June 2nd 2021 – Signs, signs, everywhere signs!

Hi Root Cellar Community,

Our new location at Oxford Corner in Cook Street Village is trucking
along, and we are excited to soon be starting on some exterior
improvements, so you’ll be able to see a bit of the action! In order
to proceed with our vision, the legendary OXFORD FOODS (and Parking) SIGNS need to come down.

We love that this building has such rich grocery & produce history,
and we have tried earnestly to incorporate the old signs, or pieces of
them into our plans, but alas it is not to be; nor does the Louie
family have use for them.

We have received much feedback that these landmark signs are quite
beloved to the community, and we love this. So we are offering them to you, by donation, with hope that they will live on in some way in our community, whether that be creative, practical, or historical. All
proceeds of this transaction will be contributed to a charity of the
Louie family’s choosing, in honour of their family’s grocery legacy.

The signs will be coming down next week. If you’re interested in
acquiring them by donation, please reach out to us promptly at
communicate@therootcellar.ca for further discussion. We are excited
to learn what the future holds for them…

Warmly,
Daisy & Adam