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Firestorm Cafe & Books

Firestorm Cafe & Books
48 Commerce Street
(828) 255-8115
Store Hours: 
10am - 11pm Every Day
anarchism, baking, books, cookbooks, cooperative, cupcakes, diy, espresso, fair trade, feminism, fiction, graphic novels, mutualism, open mics, Organic, Paninis, performances, poetry, salads, soups, tea, vegan, vegetarian, worker owned, wraps, yerba mate

Firestorm Cafe & Books opened its doors in May of 2008. Established as a worker-owned and self-managed business, it aims to provide community space, critical literature and an alternative economic model based on cooperative, libertarian principles.

At Firestorm you'll find a wide range of events, workshops, film screenings, fund raisers and presentations. Additionally, they serve food and beverages all day long. Their edibles include delicious treats baked on site as well as hot and cold sandwiches, salads and soups. For your caffeine fix, check out their extensive tea and espresso menu.

Their literature selection is a unique blend of off-beat, underground and independently published materials that you won't find anywhere else in WNC. They carry titles be AK Press, Autonomedia, Chelsea Green Publishing, Feral House, Loompanics, Microcosm, Paladin Press and many many others.

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