Tota Ma’s Staff Introduction
December 13, 2021
Tóta Ma’s Café is a social enterprise developed by the Achieving Concrete Essentials Program through Tewatohnhi’sáktha.
The goal is to serve Indigenous-made or -owned beverages, provide meaningful local employment, support local businesses, and support tourism in the community.
Keanna Goodleaf – Tota Ma’s Café Manager
Favourite Café drink: Iced match latte with maple and oat milk
I love working at Tota Ma’s Café because it helped me to truly understand what it means to love the job that you do. I come to work every day, happy to be there, happy to serve the community and happy to be in this amazing work environment.
Taylor Cross – Tota Ma’s Café Coordinator
Favourite Café drink: Frosted strawberry juice
I love working at Tota Ma’s Café because it is a very welcoming and fun environment. Whether it’s from my co-workers or customers I learn something new every day.
Iawenhontsaieshon Peterson Mcgregor – Head Barista
Favourite Café drink: Iced caramel macchiato with oat milk
I love working at Tota Ma’s Café because I am challenged everyday with the fast-paced environment. Always learning to adapt to a new situation.
I also enjoy and the fun and free environment. We’re always laughing, helping, uplifting each other!
Ienoronhkwahawi Kirby – Barista
Favourite Café drink: Dirty French vanilla
I love working at Tota Ma’s Café because of the fun and friendly work environment that allows me to build valuable skills for the future. I also really enjoy making drinks, especially tasting them!
Wehnhiseriio White – Barista
Favourite Café drink: Strawberry cooler with hibiscus
I love the atmosphere it’s very homey and very friendly staff, I find it fun to make drinks and takes pictures of them.
“Tota Ma’s Café is a friendly cozy environment. My favourite drink is a coffee with hazelnut almond creamer.”
“The food is awesome and the berry hibiscus drink is too.”
“I love getting a dolce frappe. The workers are always so nice, that’s my favourite reason.”
“I love that even though a co-worker went to pick up my drinks, the staff still knew that it was my order. Seriously though, the wraps and paninis are also excellent. I love that they feature other small businesses from town.”
“I love a café mocha with two shots of raspberry flavour shot.”