from a stack of cinderblock...
to a completed oven base in FOUR days! wow! the rest of the supplies are here tonight, firebrick and high temperature cement, so if last week was any indication, it... Read more
we bakers talk about our "mise en place" all the time - it's a French phrase for saying we've got all our tools and ingredients measured out and lined up... Read more
there's a hole...
they're digging a hole where the oven will go! tomorrow morning they'll pour the concrete pad upon which the oven will sit. and then, Kirby will start building! hurrah! thank... Read more
two-hundred sixty one! (plus three)
from miss Linda Marquardt with our first pledge to mr. Mark Elkins with our last, i thank you all from the bottom of my heart. each pledge brought with it... Read more
again! thanks to Mark Conger and Stan Zyskowski for throwing us over the top, the top of the top! oh, wow, i sit weaping tears of gratitude and joy...we did... Read more
it's not what we do, it's who we are...
"The key to good decision making is not knowledge. ... It's whether our work fulfills us."
- Malcolm Gladwell, from his New York Times best-selling book 'Outliers'.
with TEN... Read more
bread with soul...
i thought i would fill your heads with some of the words that describe what we do, what we live, every day...
"The fires of heaven
Are stoked with wood ... Read more
We did it, thanks to all of you!
59 hours to go - with just $466 left to make up the 10% fee!
You are all... Read more
A Guest Update...
Thanks for all the good PR, Dennis! And to all Dennis' friends who pledged and became a part of our community, from the bottom of my heart, I thank you!... Read more
Five days to go...
One week since we shattered the 18K ceiling, just a few more things to move to Island Bread Company's new home in the Red Cup building...much progress has been made... Read more
In this case defined as a strong, supportive someone that can be relied on.
The one encouraging me to keep baking, after The Washington Hotel closed.... Read more
Keep on Rollin'....10 days left!
Yes, I am a child of the 80's. I think it was REO Speedwagon who said it first.
We made our goal! We are so appreciative! Now we're hoping to... Read more
well, i have to interrupt my regularly scheduled posts to say
WOWZA! you guys, we did it!
YOU ALL ROCK!
i cannot wait to share the loaves...and the brick oven... Read more
out-grassroots-ing the grassroots campaign...
i want to thank a couple of backers that took an end run around the system and very generously donated to our oven project.
THANK YOU to Ms. Carolyn Lyon... Read more
less than $700 to GOAL!
Once you launch a Kickstarter project, the real work begins. Spread the word, far and wide, keep spreading, keep reaching, go for new audiences, strangers, people who know people who... Read more
before there was kickstarter....
i just want to send out a HUGE shout out to the Island Bread Co.'s Kickstarter launch team. without all of you, this project would not have been so polished.... Read more
seventh inning stretch...
THANK YOU! as we begin week 3, we are over 90% funded! WOOTWOOT! you are all amazing! i've been reading about bread this week, oh, i can't WAIT to get... Read more
i want to have something interesting to say about that, but a sinus infection has reduced the capacity of my thinking brain to just "chop the dough into 6 oz.... Read more
The Oven, named ... ?
She needs a name.
I wanted all of you to see what your pledges are going to build. To understand the massiveness of a bread oven, and how efficient it... Read more
meet the cast...
As we near 65% funded, I want to extend my deepest gratitude to you all for contributing to the realization of a dream, and the perpetuation of a... Read more
Wow! I want to sing all of your names from the mountaintops! I can't believe that after only 6 days we are just about halfway there! According to Kickstarter, that's... Read more
yes, it is a word, a friend of mine who is a retired teacher, confirms it.
i never expected to feel so, well, overwhelmed with feeling, at seeing all of... Read more
"The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness." I can only say thank you, and hope you all know how much your support means!... Read more