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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….

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…

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,…

Sustainability

At Avenue Bread we strive to do good through businesses; good for our community, good for our employees, and good for our planet. What that means for us is minimizing our environmental impact, inspiring community pride, and providing Whatcom County’s best sandwiches. Explore below for more details on our values and how we uphold them. …

Project Kneaded Dough 2019

Well, another year of Project Kneaded Dough has passed. In 2019 we raised around $3000 for local charities and institutions. Each month one charity was selected and 25 cents of each loaf sold in our cafés would go to it.  We look forward to raising more in 2020. We will release the selected charities for…

Avenue Bread Catering

For a number of years many local companies have continued to order Avenue Bread Catering and we are proud to bring them our great sandwiches, salads and breakfast options. Having a dedicated Catering van has been quite helpful in getting foods and service to these local businesses.  Catering can be delivered within the Bellingham area…