BATCH bakeshop is closed! After 8 years of running my own business, I’m excited to be moving onto new jobs, creative projects and adventures! I don’t think any two years of this business were the same, I was always growing and condensing, shifting and changing the business in different ways. Thank you playing along! I’m so full of gratitude for all the ways you have loved, supported, and enjoyed BATCH over the years. I’ve got giant hearty-eyes for everyone that ever bought a cookie at the farmers market, trusted me with making your wedding desserts, stopped by the bakeshop, supported my Kickstarter, enjoyed BATCH treats at a local coffee shop, came by for one of our pop-up events or brunches, took a class, liked an Instagram post, read my newsletter, or supported me in one of the million other ways I was supported by this amazing community over the years.
But what’s going on in the bakeshop space? A fantastic local baker, Callie Johnson, is getting ready to open up a retail bakery, Made With Love Bakery. Callie has been selling delicious pies and other treats at area farmers’ markets for the past two years and has spent the first part of this year getting set up doing wholesale baking for some great local coffee shops. Now, she’s making the bakeshop her own space and preparing to open for retail in June! I’m so excited to have a baker I enjoy in this space that was so meaningful to me. West Central, and all of Spokane, get ready to enjoy and support a new delicious business!
But, wait, are you really done baking? Yes, at least commercially. I’m enjoying doing novel things like baking one batch of cookies or a single pie. Although I haven’t been active there this year, I will be hanging onto my instagram account, A Small Batch, so keep an eye on that if you’d like to see what I’m up to with my personal baking and other food related creative projects! (Or find my personal account for some poetry and some arts stuff--I’m now working for the arts non-profit Spokane Arts--but mostly pics of food and plants and places I like to go, if you’re into that!)
Cheers to changes big & small!
A place for creative experiments, a place to share recipes, a place for ideas & thoughts about running a business and living live one small step at a time. Small batch baking, small batch making, welcome to a small batch life!
Over the past seven years, BATCH bakeshop has undergone several major transitions. As I continue to focus the business on teaching hands-on & demo classes, hosting cookbook club, and other workshops, tiny events + pop-ups, it was time for a name & brand to reflect what I'm up to now & where we're headed!
Although the bakery is NOT open for regular retail business, we do host occasional pop-up events & holiday markets at our bakeshop, as well as share our kitchen space with several other tiny, delicious businesses. Follow along on Instagram or Facebook to keep up on everything we are up to! Sign up for our monthly(ish) newsletter to get the scoop on upcoming events, special order options, classes & workshops!