THE VILLAGE BAKER OF ASHLAND
IN BREATH-TAKING ASHLAND, OREGON IS FOR SALE!!
Up for sale is the most well-known, most established, most respected bakery in Southern Oregon,
The Village Baker of Ashland.
ABOUT THE VILLAGE BAKER OF ASHLAND
Located in the heart of beautiful Downtown Ashland, Oregon, The Village Baker is the premier bakery in the entire area. The original owner has worked at, and managed, the entire day-to-day operations for the past 10 years. May 5th, 2007 marked the 10-year anniversary of The Village Baker of Ashland. Same owners, same location, same high-quality artisan sour dough breads. We are just 3 blocks down Main Street from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and just minutes from Southern Oregon University. We are located amongst the shops and restaurants and get heavy foot traffic through our retail front.
ABOUT THE BREAD
Village Baker breads are: *Hand-Formed Loaves* *Slow-Risen* *All-Natural*, *Yeast Free*, *Sugar Free*,
*Artisan, Old World European Sourdough*, *Vegan* and some are *Organic*
We presently make over 38 different varieties of bread and over 10 varieties of pastries.
Some of the varieties of bread include:
* Apricot Walnut * Cranberry Hazelnut * Raisin Currant Walnut * Chocolate Cherry *
* Sundried Tomato Rosemary Basil Garlic * Kalamata Olive * Cinnamon Chip *
* 9-Grain with Sunflower and Pumpkin Seeds * Peasant Sourdough * Old World Rye *
* Italian with Olive Oil * Italian with Rosemary * Rustic Sour Dough * Pumpernickle *
* Country Loafs * French Baguettes * Siskiyou Sour * Jalepeno Cheddar * Seeded Baguettes *
* Roasted Red Pepper and Garlic * Organic Whole Wheat * Hemp Seed * Ciabatta *
* Four Seed Loaf * Basil Feta * Garlic Onion * Onion Walnut *
Some of the varieties of pastries include:
* Croissants * Brioche * Turnovers * Cookies * Muffins * Danish * Scones * Sticky Buns * Bear Claws *
We also serve pizza daily. Delivery vehicles could be used for pizza delivery as well!
ABOUT THE LEVAIN
We use an Old World levain from France that is over 262 years old!! We acquired this levain over 10 years ago from France. No other bakery practically anywhere can make such a claim. When people from San Francisco to Portland want Old World Artisan Breads, they know to come to The Village Baker in Ashland!
ABOUT THE RETAIL FRONT
The Village Baker of Ashland has a full retail store front that sells all of our breads and pastries out of beautifully appointed display cases. In addition, we also serve a full line of coffee and espresso drinks, chai and yerba mate. We also have a cooler case that houses organic sodas, bottled water, energy drinks, and several other bottled drinks. We also offer three to four different pizza varieties each day. We have thousands upon thousands of people walk through our front door every year, thank much in part to the foot traffic generated by being within walking distance from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
ABOUT OUR WHOLESALE ACCOUNTS
The Village Baker of Ashland presently services over 40 wholesale accounts, including many area restaurants, coffeeshops and grocery stores, such as The Ashland Food Co-op, Market of Choice, Shop N Kart and several Rays Food Stores. The potential in this part of the business is huge! There are nearly 100 restaurants in Ashland alone! Not to mention the potential in surrounding towns. There are also tons of additional opportunities to grow in the retail/specialty/grocery store market.
ABOUT OUR GROWERS MARKETS
The Village Baker of Ashland also sells at and is actively involved in most Farmers/Growers Markets in the area. Some of these markets include: Ashland, Medford, Grants Pass, Coos Bay, Crescent City & Brookings. In addition, we participate in several annual festivals such as the Blackberry Festival in Coos Bay, which is held in August.
Ashland is a pretty, small town filled with passionate people. This community fosters curiosity, creativity and communication. Our school district is rated one of the top 100 districts in the country. Walk down the street and look people in the eye or communicate with someone half a world away with the AFN, high speed internet access. Our progressive and active business community cultivates big city amenities which locals and visitors enjoy alike. Nestled in the beautiful Rogue Valley, Ashland, Oregon is a small town utopia surrounded by breathtaking mountains, lush vineyards and orchards, rushing rivers and lazy creeks. Home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland welcomes visitors from all over the world with open arms. Known for its accepting, progressive residents, Ashland serves as the perfect home for any and all earth conscious endeavors. Our small town of 21,000 warmly receives over 400,000 visitors each year. Ashland is 5 hours south of Portland, 5 hours north of San Francisco, just 15 miles north of the California border and 90 minutes from the Pacific Ocean coast. Ashland is THE PERFECT PLACE to run a business and raise a family!