Yankee Ingenuity - One Bite Cafe

Kevin Rivard, owner of the One Bite Cafe in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100202220000" title="Simsbury" href="/topic/us/connecticut/hartford-county/simsbury-PLGEO100100202220000.topic">Simsbury</a>, adds batter to a donut making machine early in the morning as the One Bite Cafe just opened. Rivard, originally of Enfield worked for the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000035" title="Federal Reserve" href="/topic/business/economy/economic-policy/federal-reserve-ORGOV000035.topic">Federal Reserve</a> bank out of Boston for the many years, and eight years ago moved back to Granby to work in their <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100202290000" title="Windsor Locks" href="/topic/us/connecticut/hartford-county/windsor-locks-PLGEO100100202290000.topic">Windsor Locks</a> location. When that branch closed, Rivard decided against moving back to Boston and back to his former job, and used his severance package to start a new business. Rivard said the smaller sized servings, along with lower prices, prevents waste of food and goes against the super size mentality, and are more in line of his views against wasting food and living a more sustainable lifestyle.

( Richard Messina / Hartford Courant / February 10, 2012 )

Kevin Rivard, owner of the One Bite Cafe in Simsbury, adds batter to a donut making machine early in the morning as the One Bite Cafe just opened. Rivard, originally of Enfield worked for the Federal Reserve bank out of Boston for the many years, and eight years ago moved back to Granby to work in their Windsor Locks location. When that branch closed, Rivard decided against moving back to Boston and back to his former job, and used his severance package to start a new business. Rivard said the smaller sized servings, along with lower prices, prevents waste of food and goes against the super size mentality, and are more in line of his views against wasting food and living a more sustainable lifestyle.

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