Middle Ground Cafe's vision is to serve as a hub for all walks of life to gather and delight in our quality coffee, tea, and espresso, ALL at a great price. You can peruse the latest art exhibit, enjoy a good book from our Take-a-book-Leave-a-book station, or just settle down for a delicious meal.
Come by and become a regular part of our community. We have monthly open mics, art shows, free Wifi, and a changing array of sizzling specials. Organic and local are two words we love here at Middle Ground with fresh organic produce from Red Fire Farm and other local suppliers! Do all of this while enjoying our spectacular views of the Main Street parks and the gigantic train four feet from our back windows.
The Middle Ground Bakery is up and running! A full staff of bakers present a daily assortment of delicious baked goods and breads, and are available for custom orders.
Studio 4 is a collective of independent artists reaching out to the community by teaching, hosting and exhibiting local talent. Open-minded, we nurture creativity.
Always open! Located on Main Street between the Police Department and the Ice Cream Factory.
Take what you need!
Donate what others might need.
At ESP Pottery, artist Teri Herel hand-makes unique, elegant gifts in creamy white stoneware with bright glazes and sparkling recycled glass accents. Teri’s work captures light with votives, vases, jewelry and unique centerpiece bowls.
The ESP Pottery Studio offers classes, workshops, and studio rental for wheel throwing and hand-building.
A Handcrafted Gift Shop coming to Stafford Springs this October
Stafford Cidery is the home of Crazy Cock Cider, a new startup hard cidery.
Grand Opening July 14th!!
Conveniently located on Main Street in Stafford, J&D's is where to start your night before heading to a show at The Stafford Palace Theater, the next race at Stafford Motorspeedway or before hitting the streets at one of many downtown events.