need a pricey kitchen gadget? there’s a library for that - food dehydrator machine
The library that offers loans to waffle makers rather than books wants to broaden Toronto's culinary horizons.
The kitchen Library opened on Tuesday on Danforth Avenue.
Near cocowell Avenue, is a non-
Loan the kitchen appliances to the profit organization of the gourmets in need.
The library is a place with a lot of things.
Food dehydrator, pasta drum, frozen yogurt manufacturer
Usually only found in the chef's arsenal.
Members pay $50 a year to buy library items that are on a five-pound loanday periods.
"Many of the items I'm trying to find are really inaccessible to people, the price --wise or space-
Dayna Boyer, the 29-year-old founder, explained.
"They are expensive things that people don't use very often. ”Boyer, a self-
The professional amateur chef was inspired by the tool library, which is a similar non-
Profits from hardware such as loan hammers and saws.
"As the tool library starts to launch, I'm starting to hear more and more about how the sharing economy helps people and the real benefits it has for community building," she said . ".
When Boyer approached the tool library with her ideas, they gave her space in the storefront at 1803 Danforth Street.
She then posted advertisements for donating appliances all over the town.
Finally, she received 30 pieces of cooking hardware from the juicer to the punch bowl.
It was not until the library officially opened on Tuesday that she stored them in the living room. It’s a one-of-a-
The concept of friendship in Canada.
The only kitchen Library Boyer knows exists in Portland, Oregon.
"Maybe it's because it's cool," she joked . "
The kitchen Library is a non-
Boyer, a communications officer at George Brown College, started with a passionate program.
"I am passionate about the food.
Talk about food, cook food
"This is just a chance for me to talk more about it," she said . ".
"This is what I saw missing in Toronto.
The library has attracted some local fans.
27-year-old Adrienne Van Harun, who lives near Danforth, took out a waffle machine the day the library opened.
"I'm excited about the ice cream maker pasta roller machine.
"We hope they get a deep fryer," she said . ".
As a corporate librarian for a gold mine company, Van Harum naturally likes the idea.
"People are less willing to rent a waffle machine than borrowing waffles from the library.
"I think it's mentally different and makes it look easier to understand," she said . ".