Bakers Journal

News
Bakery serves up fresh start for workers


March 18, 2009
By The Detroit News

March 18, 2009, DETROIT – More than baked goods are being created inside a building at Gratiot
and McClellan – a program is under way that participants credit with
transforming their lives and helping move them from substance abuse to
culinary arts.

March 18, 2009, DETROIT – More than baked goods are being created inside a building at Gratiot
and McClellan – a program is under way that participants credit with
transforming their lives and helping move them from substance abuse to
culinary arts.

The Capuchin Province of St. Joseph brothers – which has been a
fixture on Detroit's east side since 1883 offering everything from
substance abuse counseling, free meals and organic gardening – will
open On the Rise Bakery to the public April 26.

A staff of five
men and two supervisors make the cookies and breads in the program,
which helps those recently released from prison or recovering from
substance abuse get their lives on track. The men sell their baked
items on Sundays at houses of worship across Metro Detroit. | READ MORE

Advertisment

Print this page

Related



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*