4/13/2020 10:23:00 AM Coffee Club is helping Stewartville stay healthy
Above, workers from The Coffee Club at Jimmy’s Salad Dressings & Dips form an assembly line to bottle hand sanitizer from Harmony Spirits, a craft distillery from Harmony, Minn. Below is a bottle of the finished product, many of which will remain in Stewartville.
Awhile back, Steve Barber and some of his friends were drinking coffee together on a Saturday morning, wondering what they could do to help people affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It wasn't long before Tom Slightam and his son Sam, owners of Jimmy's Salad Dressings & Dips of Stewartville, came up with the idea to use their salad dressing facility to bottle hand sanitizer. The Slightams had heard about Harmony Spirits, a craft distillery in Harmony, Minn., which has altered its operations to produce hand sanitizer to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Fillmore County. The business had put out a press release on Tuesday, March 31, explaining its decision to make hand sanitizer from a recipe specified by the World Health Organization... For more on this story pick up your copy of the April 14 Stewartville STAR.