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A One-Woman Show

Cheri Goodwin has always been drawn to baking and connected to her community. Taking inspiration from her beloved town’s history, which was named after the Cedars of Lebanon, Cheri coined the name Cedar Tree Kitchen and her dream of owning a bakery was born. Cheri bakes everything from scratch daily. She uses local ingredients and sources her coffee from Mad Scientist Coffee. Many of her items are secret family recipe’s that her friends and family have enjoyed for decades.

Cedar Tree Kitchen opened its doors in December of 2021, marking the start of a new chapter in Cheri’s life. Located just a short walk from Lebanon’s historic downtown square, Cedar Tree Kitchen is a quaint, local bakery, ready for customers. The bakery can be found inside the Just Us building, which is home to ten women-owned businesses and is your one stop shop for all things pampering with a salon, estheticians, boutique and of course satisfying that sweet tooth.

Cheri and her family are staple members of the Lebanon community. Her children, K.C. and Allison were born and raised in Lebanon and her husband John taught at Lebanon High School for forty years, She regularly works with and donates to the Boone County Cancer Society, Witham Hospital, local high school prom committees, theatre groups, athletic teams and more.

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In the Press

Acknowledgements and shoutouts from the community


2023 Zonta Rose Day Recipient

The Zonta Club of Lebanon honors those for their commitment and service to your community and to the empowerment of women.

Zonta's official flower is a yellow rose. Each year on March 8th, International Women's Day, the Zonta international Organization celebrates the service of women throughout the world with the presentation of yellow roses.


The Lebanon Reporter

Cedar Tree Kitchen serves up local treats

Cedar Tree Kitchen proprietor Cheri Goodwin sells all kinds of baked goods out of her small bakery

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Radio Mom

What's Up Boone County

On this edition Kent learns about the Cedar Tree Kitchen and Mad Scientist Coffee.

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