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Edith's Gourmet Baking Co outlet ... so to speak

rworange Dec 2, 2011 07:06 PM

Edith's Gourmet Baking Co of Modesto sells at many Northern California farmers markets. Check their schedule on their facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/EdithsBaking#!/EdithsBaking?sk=info

Today they showed up at the Friday Richmond Farmers market selling day old baked goods from the Thursday markets. Loaves of bread were $2 or two for $3. This is a fabulous bargain given their bread lasts so well.

They use real ingredients with no preservatives.

I got the cranberry multigrain bread and the sliced French. There were lots of samples of everything.

That cranberry bread is terrific. I can't stop eating it. It doesn't have that multigrain taste. It is a soft bread with lots of dried cranberries, walnuts, sunflower seeds and lots of good stuff. The French is a nice dense soft sliced bread. It makes excellent toast and I'm thinking it would make great, well, French toast.

I really liked the sample of the jalapeno ciabatta roll. The pumpkin bread and banana bread was ok. Reading yelp it seems the chocolate zucchini bread and flax seed bread are favorites. And I turned down samples of those because they didn't sound exciting ... next week.

Quite the deal if you are in the Richmond area on Friday. Very nice people at the stand.

Link to restaurant record since the actual bakery is outside the Bay Area

http://www.chow.com/restaurants/92660...

Whatever market you buy the bread, check the facebook page for specials.

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    rccola Dec 10, 2011 12:14 PM

    Are they at any of the Berkeley farmers' markets? I don't recall seeing this vendor.

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    1. re: rccola
      rworange Dec 10, 2011 10:15 PM

      No. While they don't use preservatives, they are not organic, so wouldn't be at the Berkeley Markets.

      The second line in the OP has their link to their facebook page with the list of markets where they sell.

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      shanghaikid Dec 2, 2011 08:18 PM

      Edith's seems to be at almost every farmer's market. the flaxseed bread and zuchini bread are really fab, got my day's old in alameda.

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      1. re: shanghaikid
        rworange Dec 9, 2011 06:14 PM

        That chocolate zucchini bread is excellent ... moist, with lots of chocolate flavor and bonus chocolate bits. I also love that flax bread, another healthy bread that doesn't taste it, just good. They make the best whole grain breads that are soft and flavorful, not the usual stiff carboard.

        The tea breads are $3 each or 2 for $5.

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