Sustainable Growth

In the later half of 2019, we came to a realization that the world of sustainability can be complicated and often unclear. Avenue Bread wants to make sure that we are constantly pushing ourselves to be environmental and social leaders in our beautiful Bellingham community. That requires making educated and thoughtful decisions during every point…

Sustainable Coffee

At Avenue Bread, we have always been proud to serve the coffee we do. Not only does the Avenue Bread blend from Bellingham Bay coffee roasters taste amazing, but it also consists of coffee beans which are sourced responsibly. Globalized coffee production has contributed to unethical labor practices and significant environmental harm around the world….

Torre

This is Torre. Torre is our cafés delivery driver. This extremely important daily role keeps our cafes stocked and ready to serve from our bakery and the kitchen at James St. Torre brings a great positive and easy going attitude to the job. Some might struggle with that as early in the a.m. he has…

Camber

We are quite honored to have our bread served with many great plates at this amazing awarded high-end coffee producer and restaurant on Holly St. Pictured is our Wheat and Seed bread under Roasted Squash Toast. It’s as good as it looks. Here is more information from Bellingham.org: Camber, a microroasting coffee company located in…

Kombucha Town

We are so fortunate to be surrounded by such incredible beer, ale, cider and, now, kombucha breweries. Kombucha Town is certainly the best that this writer has tried. All 4 of our Avenue Bread cafés have Kombucha town chilled and ready for sippin’.  From Their Site: Kombucha Town is your source for all-natural, craft kombucha….

New Year’s Resolutions

We at Avenue Bread have been thinking about what growth will look like in 2020. With a focus on environmental and social responsibility, here are Avenue’s four 2020 New Year’s resolutions! Creating a meaningful relationship with suppliers This means knowing where our food is coming from and how it is being brought to your plate! …

Flying Bird Tea

Flying Bird Botanicals is a Bellingham based tea, matcha, and honey manufacturer that delivers quality and ethically sourced products. Come try them at any of our cafes! All of our hot tea at Avenue Bread cafes comes from Flying Bird Botanicals. Flying Bird produces organic tea right here in Bellingham WA! Their teas are ethically…

Ethical Milks

Whether it be from cows or nuts, we take our milk seriously. Other than traditional dairy, we carry hemp, oat, soy, almond, and coconut milk. Whether for environmental, dietary, or ethical choices, we want to support people’s decisions to go with unconventional alternatives. We proudly support local dairy and low carbon, animal free plant based…

Jams By Sara Dolan-Walberg

Starting fall 2019, we are serving new house-made jam by Sara Walberg-Dolan, made with local berries from Barbie’s Berries. All of our jams are served in compostable containers.  As of now, this is only at our James St location. We are working towards expanding this to all of our Bellingham Cafés! By making this transition,…