Many weeks ago, we started our series on the tale of two sourdough uses and in that first part we went deep deep into the science of sourdough. Probably more than was anticipated. What can we say, when you want to nerd out, you have to nerd out. The point of this series, however, was to look at the two ways we use sourdough in our
In our bakery we pride ourselves on baking entirely with a sourdough starter we created some 10 years ago after many failed attempts, long before the COVID-19 Sourdough craze. Over the past two years in the Bush Order Provisions bakery every loaf of bread that has come out of the oven has been naturally leavened, the term for sourdough bread.
We’re not always happy with the free-form loaves we are baking. They don’t always meet our standards of what a loaf of sourdough should look like, so we recently asked ourselves the question: Is it us, or is it our oven? Marie, who is our lead baker in the bakery every day of the week slinging dough, was the first
Food prices across the country are rising and food suppliers are warning grocery chains that further hikes are coming this fall. Yellowknife is unfortunately not immune to these rising costs, which don’t even factor in the increase in transportation costs due to increased fuel prices and labour shortages. The balance of rising food prices As a local food producer, we
A lot of what we do in the bakery each week is seek efficiencies. We try to streamline our production as much as possible so we can move from working 16-hour days to something saner. What we learned on Saturday morning is sometimes those efficiencies need to be born out of sheer perseverance. Saturday is
If you are a current Bush Order Supporter you know that for the last couple of weeks we have been mentioning potential incoming changes, and seeking your feedback on our Bush Order Supporter model. As a few people mentioned, the Bush Order Supporter model was originally set up as a way for those who believe in our mission and values,
The Bush Order Supporter model was developed during our fundraising efforts for the initial purchase of our property and bakery renovations. However, since then, Bush Order Supporters have stuck with us. You are our friends, our family. You are community members invested in local food production and manufacturing. You are people looking for nutrient-dense local products. Given that we have
If you are a new Bush Order Supporter we’d like to welcome you to our Building Bush Order series. A series that is exclusively for our supporters, which gives a small glimpse into the inner workings of building the business around Bush Order. You can read previous updates by logging into your account on our