The Soul Starter

Bringing our wood-fired pizza to a permanent location in Downtown Roseburg.

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How We Started

Old Soul Pizza started as a local wood fired oven pizza cart in 2013. We’ve been offering our pizzas at public and private events around Douglas County and our loyal followers managed to track us down to get their fix. Our team has been a regular vendor at the Music on the Halfshell for the past two years and we thoroughly enjoyed our Umpqua Valley Farmer’s Market experience. We also were set up at Backside Brewery as they grew their business. From the start, we’ve represented our families interest in providing a local, unique pizza. We love to cook, experiment with fresh, local ingredients and hope to bring a little soul to everyone.

old-soul-slider-group-shotBesides hearing “What kind of wood do you use?” –  we were constantly asked — “When are you going to have a permanent location?” — so we are answering the call.

During the past year and a half we looked into opening a local Brewpub – with a wood-fired oven menu and the beer of Chad Northcraft. We even went so far as to hiring a brewery and restaurant consultant and taking a couple extensive research tours through the breweries in Portland (we’d be happy to tell you what we remember of that trip). We looked at nearly a half dozen locations, ranging from 2,500 to 13,000 square feet. We considered remodeling old buildings – including the historic Willis House – and even pursued new construction on a lot close to downtown.

But finally we found a small space that just felt right.

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It’s All Coming Together

Our new space will have a custom built bar by Charlie Schnell and incorporate artwork from Jim Lockwood and Haywire Art. We are having the wood-fired oven designed and installed by Joe’s Brick Ovens (he built the oven on our trailer). We have room for a substantial outdoor space and will have as much live music as we can squeeze in. On tap will be at least 15 different beers/ciders as well a good selection of local wines. We will offer a quick, affordable lunch option and we’ll source as much of our ingredients as locally as possible.

It’s going to be cozy but we’re really looking forward to having a space that we can experiment and keep improving the products that we serve.

See Our Progress Updates

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We Need Your Help

As we are working through the remodel of our new space we have created a wish list of things we would like to incorporate. From local art, to our custom built oven and bar. Our vision to provide an inviting, comfortable place that people want to gather. And we also want to thank everyone who has supported and encouraged us to pursue this dream. This community has a tremendous gift for sharing and we want to help continue that through our Old Soul efforts in the Heart of Roseburg.

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Ready to Pledge?

Select a sponsor level in the sidebar and you’ll be redirected to a PayPal window for payment. There are options to use a debit/credit card at the bottom of the page if you don’t have a PayPal account.

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook if you haven’t yet. Thank you!

Peace and soul and pizza and pints.

When are you scheduled to open?

March 2016

Where will Old Soul Pizza be located?

525 SE Main Street
Roseburg, Oregon 97470

What else will you be serving?

  • 12" & 16" wood-fired pizzas
  • Pizza slices
  • Craft beer
  • Bottle sodas
  • Fresh baked bread
  • Wood-fired appetizers
  • Salads

What will become of the Old Soul Pizza trailer?

We are still offering mobile wood-fired pizza for your private, public or corporate events. Call us for details and daily minimums.

Backers (68)

  1. Jeff Kowalczyk 
    3 months ago
    200
  2. Riva Duncan 
    4 months ago
    100
  3. Kasey Hovik 
    5 months ago
    200
  4. Angie Pratt 
    11 months ago
    200
  5. Tracy Baker 
    11 months ago
    200
  6. Bari Isaacson 
    11 months ago
    100
  7. Victoria Hawks 
    1 year ago
    200
  8. Michael Vallance 
    1 year ago
    200
  9. anne kubisch 
    1 year ago
    200
  10. Nathaneal Leroue 
    1 year ago
    200
  11. Shelley Krei 
    1 year ago
    200
  12. Suzy Zick 
    1 year ago
    200
  13. Diana J Brown 
    1 year ago
    100
  14. Ronda Paschke 
    1 year ago
    100
  15. Wayne Patterson 
    1 year ago
    200
  16. Joseph Blanchard 
    1 year ago
    200
  17. Jasmine Geyer 
    1 year ago
    200
  18. Christina Agee 
    1 year ago
    100
  19. Karen Tolley 
    1 year ago
    200
  20. Umpqua Valley Brewers Guild 
    1 year ago
    100
  21. Spencer Spaulding 
    1 year ago
    100
  22. Ronald Weese 
    1 year ago
    100
  23. Jimmy Manser 
    1 year ago
    100
  24. Cap Caplan 
    1 year ago
    200
  25. Stanley Vejtasa 
    1 year ago
    200
  26. Dennis Moore 
    1 year ago
    100
  27. d McKillop 
    1 year ago
    100
  28. Sean Vincent 
    1 year ago
    15
  29. Kristen Champion 
    1 year ago
    200
  30. Mickey Beach 
    1 year ago
    200
  31. Diane Griffin 
    1 year ago
    100
  32. Julie Carter 
    1 year ago
    200
  33. Allen Huffstutter 
    1 year ago
    200
  34. Carrie Carson 
    1 year ago
    200
  35. Daigh & Leslie Tufts 
    1 year ago
    200
  36. Christopher LaMont 
    1 year ago
    200
  37. Joshua Murphy 
    1 year ago
    200
  38. Ashley standridge 
    1 year ago
    100
  39. Alex standridge 
    1 year ago
    100
  40. Randy standridge 
    1 year ago
    100
  41. Brittany standridge 
    1 year ago
    100
  42. kathy standridge 
    1 year ago
    100
  43. Troy Clark 
    1 year ago
    200
  44. Jessie Bernardino 
    1 year ago
    100
  45. Christine Cox 
    1 year ago
    200
  46. Steve Bahr 
    1 year ago
    100
  47. Brad & Nancy Straw 
    1 year ago
    200
  48. Jamie Singleton 
    1 year ago
    100
  49. Gardner Chappell 
    1 year ago
    200
  50. Paul Dzialowy 
    1 year ago
    200
  51. Stacey Hawks 
    1 year ago
    200
  52. Brad & Nancy Keitzman 
    1 year ago
    100
  53. Lloyd & Jennifer  
    1 year ago
    200
  54. Chris Roe 
    1 year ago
    200
  55. Janet Brand 
    1 year ago
    200
  56. David Hutchison 
    1 year ago
    200
  57. Joyce and Jim Akse 
    1 year ago
    200
  58. Max Gimbel 
    1 year ago
    200
  59. Old 99 Brewing Co. 
    1 year ago
    200
  60. Casen & Colbi Cunningham 
    1 year ago
    200
  61. Barbara Fields 
    1 year ago
    20
  62. tina Smith 
    1 year ago
    200
  63. Ann Walker Bierman 
    1 year ago
    200
  64. Kendra Counts 
    1 year ago
    100
  65. kimberly luttrell 
    1 year ago
    200
  66. Nancy Backen 
    1 year ago
    100
  67. Jim Treanor-Weaver 
    1 year ago
    200
  68. Mary Stone 
    1 year ago
    20

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