New Oven Up and Running!

17
Apr

New Oven Up and Running!

We are up and running on our new oven and we are loving it! Our normal bake schedule has resumed! Bread and scones available Tuesday & Thursday – Sunday. We have also continued redeeming Kickstarter cards at the bakery and at our farmers’ markets.  

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6
Mar

New Oven Construction Update

We are in the midst of repairing our bakery and preparing to install our new oven. The new oven is an Italian in-direct fire, wood-fired oven. It’s components are being shipped from Italy. Unfortunately, the labor disputes at the West coast ports have delayed our oven’s arrival. Meanwhile we have found that our repairs on […]

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6
Mar

Our Local Wheat: Red Fife

Our locally grown CA wheat is a hard red winter wheat named Red Fife. This link gives a little bit of history as to its origins for those who are interested. Red Fife wheat, thought to be a Ukrainian wheat called ‘Galician’, proved to be well-suited to the environmentally-challenging and diverse landscape of not just […]

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6
Mar

New Study on Gluten Sensitivies

Here’s a link to a very detailed study of “the main pathologies related to wheat in the human body” entitled “A Grounded Guide to Gluten: How Modern Genotypes and Processing Impact Wheat Sensitivity” From the abstract: “The role of wheat, and particularly of gluten protein, in our diet has recently been scrutinized. This article provides […]

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13
Dec

Support Local Heirloom Seeds

Another local business doing important work making sure our food sources remain intact through seed gathering and regenerating is the Living Seed Co. They also are doing a Kickstarter that has only one week left.

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13
Dec

Special Thanks to Abbie

Without Abbie Durkee from My Alibi Clothing we could not have succeeded with our crowd-funding effort. Thanks so much to Abbie! And while we’re on the subject, check out Abbie’s very own Kickstarter campaign happening right now – they’re a great company and you’ll love the rewards they have to offer. She only has a […]

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13
Dec

Our Crowd-funding Effort Was a Huge Success!

So many thank-yous to everyone who joined in and supported Brickmaiden’s recent Kickstarter campaign. It went better than we could have hoped. We are very grateful to be a part of this wonderful community. We are busy now working to fulfill rewards and make plans for our new oven installation.

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11
Dec

New Yorker Article Sheds Light on Gluten Concerns

From the article: Until about a decade ago, the other ninety-nine per cent of Americans rarely seemed to give gluten much thought. But, led by people like William Davis, a cardiologist whose book “Wheat Belly” created an empire founded on the conviction that gluten is a poison, the protein has become a culinary villain. The […]

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9
Dec

CSA Weekly Bread Subscription…Interested?

Do you live outside of West Marin and love our breads? If we can gather enough interest we would like to offer a prepaid CSA bread drop 1-3 times per week (Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday) to the following towns: Novato, Fairfax, San Anselmo, San Rafael and Mill Valley. If you are interested in learning more, […]

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5
Nov

Kickstarter Campaign Update – We’re on Fire!

We’ve hit our initial campaign goal! Hooray! The support has been tremendous and we still have until November 15th to offer rewards for your pledges! We’ve created a stretch goal of $30K to rest assured we can complete the bakery upgrades and oven installation in a timely manner.  

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