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Kym Strow and Sarah Jones | a.k.a. Flock Espresso and Eats

“I am boss of everything,” jokes Kym Strow, one half of the couple behind Lismore café, Flock Espresso and Eats. “She’s the whip holder,” agrees her partner, Sarah Jones. “I’m the organised practical one and Kym’s the ideas lady, the creative one.” “She’s the breaks, aren’t you babe?,” laughs Kym. Sarah is the barista and taste tester at the popular café that has recently reopened in Lismore following the March 31 Flood. The cooking was Kym’s job, but in their new space she’s had to let go the reins a bit and hire some chefs. “With a space this size I can’t be in the kitchen and in control of the floor and engaged with customers,” she says. Like many in Lismore, Kym and Sarah weren’t prepared for the amount of damage caused by the recent flood. Only having lived in the region for 5 years, they were naïve about the extent of the destruction the overgrown river would cause. “We were still really busy that day and all of a sudden there was no-one,” …