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Bakery Redefined

socially CONSCIOUS × ethically sourced × CREATION MINDED

 

Lavish Bakery is a socially-conscious bakery serving freshly baked artisan bread, handmade with organic ingredients sourced from locally-owned grocery stores and markets. We passionately work to help restore and grow the social-economic fabric of our city by connecting people to healthy food, their community, our environment, and meaningful employment.

The more connected we are, the stronger we become.

Working directly with local grocers and producers to source our ingredients helps strengthen our local economy by reinvesting within the community. Partnering with local social service agencies to source our employees helps strengthen our society by providing individuals facing barriers with living wage jobs. Committing to use organic ingredients whenever possible and making sure our packaging is environmentally friendly strengthens our ecosystem by helping restore and sustain the planet we call home. 

As Calgary's first social venture bakery, we believe individuals facing barriers deserve the same access to fresh, healthy bread and meaningful employment as anyone else in Calgary. 

email

whats@lavishbakery.ca

LocationS

Market Collective
Chinese Cultural Centre
December 2 | 3 | 4
December 16 | 17 | 18


taste


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in rotation

CINNAMON BUN with LAVENDER BLUEBERRY DRIZZLE // GARLIC HERB and CHEESE LOAF
RUSTIC WHITE BREAD // CIABATTA // PESTO TWIST // ORANGE CRANBERRY LOAF
PUMPKIN MAPLE RAISIN // APPLE CINNAMON BREAD PUDDING
MULLED SPICE and CRANBERRY LOAF // SUN-DRIED TOMATO and KALAMATA OLIVE LOAF
JERUSALEM BAGELS // CHAI COCONUT BREAD // MULTIGRAIN and SEEDS
PEAR GINGER TWIST // BASIL FOCACCIA // RUSTIC RYE

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notes

+Since we use no artificial preservatives, please enjoy your bread as soon as possible!
+Lavish Bakery believes in being good stewards of the earth. The better we care for it, the better it cares for us. We currently use organic ingredients whenever possible, but we are working with local farmers and grocers towards sourcing 100% of our ingredients organically and locally within Alberta. 

partners

Lavish Bakery partners with some amazing people and organizations in Calgary who selflessly advocate for others. They come alongside individuals and families facing multiple barriers to achieving a standard of living that allows them to grow and thrive in our city. One of the biggest barriers is meaningful employment. We love how Thrive Calgary frames the conversation:

What if everyone had a job that allowed them to take care of themselves and their families? What if no one had to choose between earning money and having time to have a life? What if people earning low wages had access to meaningful, career-track jobs that paid a living wage? What if our jobs actually enhanced our lives and made our neighbourhoods more vibrant and resilient? What if truly meaningful employment were the norm?

Lavish Bakery was founded to see lives transformed through partnerships with like-minded people who leverage each other's strengths to achieve more than they could on their own. As we grow and need to hire more staff, our plan is to source our employees through our partners. We are building our capacity to offer meaningful employment at a living wage, helping to knock down one barrier as our partners empower them to knock down others.

We were created to be in community, and these are some of our awesome neighbours:


thanks to our awesome atb boostrs:

Gabriel Chen :: Daniel Hsu :: Daniel Cheng :: Marko Tse :: Joel Woo :: Elaine Chu :: Melody Mui :: Delaine Lee :: Mike L :: Monica Kwan :: Arabella Cheng :: Menard Tran :: Estelle Eng :: Joe Lasala :: Wai Chi Kwan :: Byron Chan :: Alvin Ho :: Tracy Ho :: Shu Yin Wong :: Michelle Lee :: Vivian Au :: Kelcie Swartout :: Amy Neufeldt :: Kevin Cortez :: Stephanie Woo :: Mindy Lau :: Linton Wong :: Benjamin Lam :: Mariam Elghahuagi :: Vanessa Ng :: Lisa Kerr :: Alex Wong :: June Hwang :: Julie Leung :: Jerremie Clyde :: Jane Phung :: Dianne Laird :: Harry Yoon :: Amanda Chan :: Clara Cho :: Samantha Hung :: James L :: Ang Shi :: Glenn Wilkinson :: Zahra Karmali :: Steph L :: Marcus Riedner :: Rhiannon Marche :: Jason Martens :: Jacqueline Abbott :: Eliora Wong :: Melanie Erickson :: Sarah Riedner :: Elisa Sam :: Sharon Yu :: Connie Lim :: Priscilla Chua :: Alix Esterhuizen :: Jason Fan :: Amy Lai :: Brian Liu :: Peter Driftmier :: Ryoko Takiguchi :: Brenda Purschke :: Anna Rzeznicak :: Jeff Loomis :: Roelfina Carter :: Jessica Lim :: Meghan Dear :: Anna Lau :: Nicole Hemming :: Kimberly Manalili :: Naomi Mahaffy :: Mikhail Klassen :: JP Hadden :: Rene Lee :: Christopher Lam :: Jamie Li :: King-yi Chan :: Janice Chan :: Marcelo Wu :: and our anonymous Boostrs