St. John’s Bakery teaches craft of
artisanal bread (link)
Unique social enterprise provides immigrants, recovering addicts and people with disabilities skilled employment and pride in making great bread.
(an article in the Torotno Star by Manisha Krishnan Staff Reporter,
Published on Mon Feb 16 2015)
St John's Bakery In The News!
REDEFININGTO – Breaking Bread, Building Community
What began as a legacy from local baker Joe Link, ignited a passion for bread making under the leadership of Father Roberto Ubertino at St. John the Compassionate Mission. Today, St. John’s Bakery has evolved into a flourishing social enterprise in the heart of our city that not only strives to provide the best quality organic breads and baked goods to the people of Toronto, but also works to help and engage those in need in an effort to strengthen our greater community and create a space filled with hope, dignity, and respect.
“Bread deals with living things, with giving life, with growth, with the seed, the grain that nurtures.” – Lionel Poilane, French Boulanger
New businesses are cooking up more than just profits
From Saturday's Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Apr. 01, 2011 7:39PM EDT
Last updated Thursday, Aug. 23 2012, 4:50 PM EDT
A few steps north of Jilly's strip club and Dangerous Dan's Diner on Broadview Avenue sits a humble little bread shop.
St. John's Bakery sells handmade bread from its unprepossessing quarters, using organic ingredients and 200-year-old recipes drawn from Brittany, France. In peak season, it churns out 2,500 loaves in an eight-hour shift.
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