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Summer Loaf is coming!

Reggie Dwork <reggie@jeff-and-reggie.com>
Sat, 26 Jun 2004 19:14:39 -0700
August 7 will mark the 8th year for Summer Loaf, the Portland Farmers 
Market artisan foods festival.
Summer Loaf is 8:30 - 2:00 in the PSU Campus Park Blocks.

The market will be abuzz with dozens of special vendors in addition to the 
regular market stands, including local bakeries, cheesemakers, 
chocolatiers, and wineries.


The center of the action will be the demo stage and wood-burning oven, 
where Guild members will be conducting baking demos and discussions, hosted 
by celebrated baker Abe Faber, Clear Flour Bread, Brookline, MA

Brian Spangler, Olive Mountain Baking Co., Scholls, OR:
pizza!  learn tricks of the trade from one of the northwest's best pizzaiolos

Tim Healea, Pearl Bakery, Portland, OR:
2002 BBGA Team USA silver medalist demonstrates breads from the Coupe du 
Monde de la Boulangerie

Steve Sullivan, The Acme Bread Co., Berkeley, CA:
legendary baker makes one of his favorites--pita bread

Ben Davis, Grand Central Baking Co., Portland, OR:
owner of the Northwest's original artisan bakery demonstrates a simple 
poolish dough and a variety of shaping techniques

The Bread Bakers Guild of America will have its 'The Baker Is In' booth, 
staffed by Guild members.


with Craig Ponsford & Mike Moran
at Western Culinary Institute

Flour Testing In Your Bakery Or Home: Effective and Easy Evaluation Methods
focusing on tolerance, extensibility, hydration, flavor, color, and overall 
performance; demonstrated with three wheat varieties by two top-notch bakers!

Western Culinary Institute
921 SW Morrison Street
2:00 - 4:30 pm
$30 Bread Bakers Guild of America members
$30 WCI students
$40 non-members
$50 class-day registration
registration deadline:  july 30
please register with Gina:  info@bbga.org


Please come to the 7th annual Summer Loaf Guildhall Gathering at Pearl 
Bakery Wind down from the day's activities with other Guild Members and 
friends over appetizers, beer & wine (and non-alcoholic beverages, or 
course) courtesy of Kemper Bakery Systems, Provvista Specialty Foods, 
Bridgeport Brewery & Pearl Bakery.

Pearl Bakery
102 NW 9th Avenue
5:00 - 7:00 pm
no charge to Guild Members
Guild donations gratefully accepted!
RSVP to lee@pearlbakery.com


For additional info go to www.portlandfarmersmarket.org