Saturday, November 19, 2011

Chelmsford Farmer's Market today-10am to 2pm. Lot's of cookies, brownies and very limited amount of pies so come early.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Annie's Gluten Free Bakery News


WINTER INDOOR FARMER'S MARKETS
The Chelmsford Agway Indoor Farmer's Market has started and I have a booth there. It is at 24 Maple Road, Chelmsford.  It runs on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. I will also be selling Golden Girl Granola there for anyone who has been looking for it.

The Westford Indoor Farmer's Market is at Eric's Garden Center on Boston Road in Westford. Even though I do not have a booth there, my products are available at Eric's. So check out the farmer's market at it's new location and stock up on the goodies.

SPECIAL ORDERS
I am taking Thanksgiving orders NOW.  We offer many different sizes and flavors of cookies, cakes or cupcakes. We can do large orders of any other dessert...and will be be doing breads. I will do 6" focaccia bread or corn bread. Your order must be in by Tuesday, November 15 if you want to pick it up at the November 19 farmers market. It must be in by Saturday, November 19 if you want it delivered before Thanksgiving. (Delivery charge of $5.00 applies). Email and let me know what you would like.

RETAIL LOCATIONS
Brew'd Awakenings Coffeehaus, 61 Market Street, Lowell - 978.454.2739

Acton Coffee House, Great Road, Acton - 978.263.3700

Eric's Garden Center, Boston Road, Westford - 978.692.9019

Cheese Shop of Concord, 29 Walden Street, Concord - 978.369.5778


I am also making the graham crackers for Sweet Lydia's gluten free version of her awesome gourmet s'mores. 
Here is her website: http://sweetlydias.com/

NEW KITCHEN
Still not in!!! Hopefully soon. I will keep you posted.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Chelmsford Agway Winter Farmer's Market today from 10-2:00. Gluten free goodies and Golden Girl Granola. Come on out!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Annie's Gluten Free Bakery News

Hello All

I wanted to catch you up with what's happening with Annie's Gluten Free Bakery.

First: I have just signed a lease on a commercial kitchen in Shirley. I should be in the building sometime in October. I am REALLY excited about this.

Second: I am in another coffee shop. Gluten free cookies and brownies are now available at Brew'd Awakenings Coffeehaus on Market Street in Lowell. We are still being sold at the Acton Coffee House in on Great Road in Acton, Eric's Garden Center on Boston Road in Westford, and the Cheese Shop of Concord on Walden Street. I am also making the graham crackers for Sweet Lydias gluten free version of her awesome gourmet s'mores.  If you need any more info, please let me know.

Third: I am still at two farmer's markets. Chelmsford is Thursdays (today) from 2-6. Groton is Fridays from 3-7. Today I will have cookies (frosted sugar, oatmeal craisin white chocolate and chocolate chip), brownies, and small and large cupcakes. If you know you are coming and would like me to set anything aside, email me today before 1:00 p.m.

Hope all is well with you. See you at the farmer's markets!

Annie Cronin
Annie's Gluten Free Bakery, LLC
978-501-3304

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Farmer's market today in Chelmford, 2-6. MUCH nicer day than last week. Lots of gluten-free goodies.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Announcement!

Annie's Gluten Free Bakery goodies are now being sold at three places in the area! In addition to Eric's on Boston Road in Westford (http://www.ericsfloweremporium.com/contact_us.html) and The Acton Coffee House on Great Road in Acton (http://www.actoncoffeehouse.com/index.html), we are now at The Concord Cheese Shop on Walden Street in Concord (http://concordcheeseshop.com/). Cookies, scones, cupcakes, brownies and muffins...without having to wait for the farmers markets.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Westford Patch Shout-out

Since I started my business at Farmer's Markets in the area I have had a family of regular customers. Sally Rosenthal (who incidentally is not gluten-free) always came by my booth with her boys to buy my sugar cookies (their favorite!) I got an email from Sally today telling me that she mentioned me in a food column she writes for the Westford Patch. The article is about Eric’s Flower and Plant Emporium where you can buy my products. It's a good article and the recipe sounds yummy. Check it out: http://westford.patch.com/articles/herbed-butter-thanks-to-erics-flower-and-plant-emporium-in-westford

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

A lovely testimonial

I got this really nice email the other day and I wanted to share it:

"If you wrapped an apricot in angel food cake and added a creamy yogurt ribbon to the center, you'd get something that was an approximation of that muffin."

This is what my husband, Frank, said regarding your Gluten-Free Apricot Muffins. He loves them! And so do I.

Thank you for baking gluten-free foods! It's so hard to find already made gluten-free baked goods that taste good, let alone amazing!
Thank you,
Sarah Mitchell


How nice is that? I have my email address on all my packaging hoping that I will get feedback on my baked goods...good or bad. This was a really nice surprise. Thanks Sarah!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Easter Baking

I have quite a bit of baking to do in the next couple of days. To start with I am making five dozen sugar cookies in the shapes of bunnies, flowers and eggs. I am also making brownies, graham crackers, key lime pie (with a sugar cookie crust), Reese's chocolate chip cookies, chocolate cupcakes and apricot bread. Some of this is for wholesale but most is from special orders.

I've got to say that the farmer's markets this past year have been so important as far as making contacts. All the special orders are for people I met in at the Chelmsford and Groton farmer's markets. I'm planning on being at both of those markets again this summer.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Hello again

Well I haven't done this for awhile. Back to blogging!

 A lot has happened since my last real post. I got my wholesale license from the state last year. I did lots of farmer's markets including a couple of winter markets. I broke my ankle at one market and had my summer season cut a bit short. And I just recently got my products into Eric's of Westford and the Acton Coffee Shop. That has given me enough confidence to try to sell at other venues.

I've got to tell you that when I started all of this in 2009 I didn't think it would turn into me selling a product. I really thought that I was starting a consulting business to guide people who did not eat gluten because of celiac, intolerance or allergy. To get the word out I started baking. And lo and behold, what I was baking was selling. I still do consulting but it has become a smaller part of the business.

So, thanks everyone for your patience in hearing from me. I will try to blog more, I promise. I have many things in the works right now that I want to keep you posted on.

Friday, January 28, 2011

I will be at the Westford Winter Farmers Market Saturday, January 29 from 11:00 - 2:30. Gluten-free cookies, cupcakes, granola and BROWNIES!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Annie's Gluten Free Bakery at the Chelmsford Agway Winter Farmer's Market, Saturday, Jan. 22, 10-2. Cookies, cupcakes, focaccia, granola.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Busy farmers market in Westford today until 2:30 at the Roudenbush Community Center on Main St.