Saturday, January 16, 2010

The Coffee Trade in Avon, Connecticut Is Filled To The Brim With Antiques, Collectibles And Freshly Roasted Coffee

The Coffee Trade Combines Antiques And Collectibles

If you live in Avon, Connecticut than you probably know about The Coffee trade, the best place to have a cup of freshly roasted coffee, exotic tea or an afternoon hot cocoa and schmooze with friends and business associates. The Coffee Trade is located on Route 44 in a charming 100 year old county farm house. But there is more to this cozy, relaxing coffee is also a FABULOUS Antique Shop.

Filled To The Brim With Coffee and Antiques

Every room, corner, alcove, closet, wall is packed with antique collectible glassware, china, ceramics, figurines, ephemera, tea cups, chocolate pots, jewelry, Victorian prints, linens, dolls, books, furniture, kitchenwares, holiday, cottage, garden, etc.
Owners Joan And Dick Are Busy Beavers

I have learned a great deal about how to display and showcase my own antiques and collectibles from owner, Joan. Joan and her husband Dick are two busy beavers who are always in motion when you visit. Dick can be found attending to his German Probat coffee roaster, while Joan is moving her latest antique goodies into the shop.
The Aroma Of Freshly Roasted Coffee

The deep aroma of freshly roasted coffee can be detected all around the area. When I am visiting shops across the street, I am reminded of the roaster which is slowly roasting and churning the beans to bring out the best characteristics of all the different coffees available.

Morning Coffee...Afternoon Cocoa
I often stop into this shop more than once in a day, joining a friend for morning coffee and stopping by before dark for a cup of hot cocoa served in a glass pedastyl mug with whipped cream.

See Coffee Trade's Antiques in
"Hot Cottage Collectibles For
Vintage Style Homes" Book
Joan has always been very kind to me. Many of the photographs found in my second book "Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes" were shot in her shop.
Be sure to tell Joan and Dick I sent you when you visit.
The Coffee Trade
Route 44
Avon, CT

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.

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