Drought, bushfires, floods and now the coronavirus.
The past 12 months have been a 'rollercoaster ride' for Mumma Snow's Country Kitchen and General Store.
In its first four months of operation the cafe was booming with locals and tourists, according to owner Anna Snow.
"The first few months were a mind blowing situation, I thought what have I gotten myself into because I didn't realise how tourism based Tarana was," she said.
"A little cafe like mine to be booked out every weekend and during the week has just been an amazing journey."
Anna said things started to become a little rocky for the business with ongoing drought and out of control bushfires.
"With the bushfires we were down 75 per cent in takings, that went on for a couple of months and then we had the floods and now it's the Covid-19 situation," she said.
"We've had a hell of a year really."
She said due to the pandemic, Mumma Snow's was forced to close its doors in late March. Prior to its closure, staff were providing takeaways and a general store for locals.
"We were doing takeaways for three weeks and we set up a little grocery store so people didn't have to travel into town.
"It did keep us afloat for a bit thanks to our customers who were really supportive," Anna said.
She said another difficult part of closing was having to put off staff for the temporarily.
"That's been really hard as an owner, the last week of operation I did it by myself because I couldn't afford to put on another staff member which was quite sad because they are all local girls," she said.
I know it's only 10 people but 10's a family anyway.Anna Snow
"We just found it just wasn't viable to keep open with what was coming in, it wasn't even covering our cost."
Despite the hardships, Anna was proud to announce Mumma Snow's would be reopening on Tuesday, May 26 marking its one year anniversary.
"There was no way I wasn't going to reopen, I've worked too hard to give up and so have my staff, our little team is unbelievable," she said.
She said she was excited to have people dine in again despite restrictions.
"I know it's only 10 people but 10's a family anyway," she said.
Anna said her staff were working hard in the lead up to opening to make sure all social distancing measures were in place.
"We are marking out spaces, making sure tables are far apart and no cutlery on the table.
"We've also changed our menu into a shorter menu because we don't know what numbers will be like on a daily basis," she said.
She said the "disasters" had made her business grow in a way she never expected.
"It's made us move forward in a different avenue we never expected to go through.
"As a business owner working in a pandemic was something I was not expecting," she said.
She said Tarana being a small community with only a pub and a cafe had been through a lot in the past year.
"We're really social people and the pandemic has affected us dramatically, but we've stuck together with a lot of things to try and work together as a community to help Tarana grow again," she said.
"I think moving forward as a community and supporting each other that's the only way we can get through this."
Anna said she was excited for next Tuesday (27 May) to have her staff, the regulars and hopefully tourists come in for a delicious home cooked meal.
"My plan is, I'm going to stay here until I retire, and leave on a happy journey."
She also wanted to thank everyone for their continuous support over the last 12 months.
"It's been a great ride even though we've had quite a few disasters the only way is up now," she said.
Anyone wanting to dine in at Mumma Snow's is encouraged to call ahead or message the Mumma Snow's Country Kitchen and General Store Facebook page to avoid missing out. An online booking system will be available soon.
"We are booking for hour intervals between people because that will keep the flow going without overloading. Takeaways will also be available," Anna said.
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