Candied Flowers & Herbs

For the edible flowers and herbs, (courtesy of Woolly Goat Farm and the Ginger and Baker Farm), we used violets, pansies, violet mustard flowers, pink geranium, arugula flowers, chocolate mint, lemon balm, nanking cherry blossoms, corn flowers, chrysanthemums, pea tendrils, lavender, heather flowers and grape…

Bindle Coffee

From the beginning, we’ve known that really good pie would be central to Ginger and Baker, so it was essential to have a really good cup of coffee to go with it. Enter Andrew Webb, the coffee artisan behind Bindle Coffee and the man who…

Old Town Spice Shop

Gunpowder Rub, Mesa Masala and Crust Dust are just a few of Ginger and Baker’s aromatic new house spice blends, created in partnership with Sean Godbey of Old Town Spice Shop. The small jars pack a big punch, offering rich combinations of herbs and spices…

A Chai to Pair Perfectly with Pie

Step into the Coffeeshop here at Ginger and Baker and the first thing you may notice are the smells – fresh-baked pie, rich coffee and the heady spice of coconut chai. That last bit of deliciousness is thanks to the flavor wizardry of Jennifer Lopez,…

I Never Met a Pumpkin I Didn’t Like

As the days get shorter, the garden starts winding down.  I am a bit overwhelmed with fruits, vegetables, herbs and PUMPKINS! This year’s patch included about 425 plants that I grew from seed. We have so many pumpkins we are dreaming of new ways to…

Happy Chickens, Good Eggs

When pulling into Jodar Farms outside Fort Collins, the first things you’ll probably notice are the chickens wandering, clucking and pecking at the grasses. “It’s not worth the effort to keep them corralled,” says Aaron Rice, Jodar Farms owner. “And it’s part of the reason…

A Childhood Memory and a Dream Realized

Do you remember the first thing you ever cooked? Remember who helped you? Maybe it was your mom or grandmother for a special meal. Maybe it was your dad making pancakes on a Saturday morning. Do you remember how you felt? You may have been…

Commitment to Sustainability

Ever since our old grain mill was first built, the health of the business has gone hand in hand with the health of the land and community, from seed to crop, to food for the animals and the people who kept it all going. Today,…