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Know Your Baker

Neighbourhood bakers play a hugely positive role in their communities. One that goes far beyond basic nourishment. Their stories deserve to be heard.

The Rise Up! Podcast is a celebration of bakers, the bakeries they create and the people they serve.

Join Mark Dyck as he talks with bakers and bakery owners from across North America and around the world. Hear about their struggles and triumphs and learn about the satisfaction that feeding a community can provide.

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Nov 24, 2021

Sara Calkins loves baking and loves her team. She's worked all over Seven Stars Bakery in Providence, starting as a barista before moving to the bench, the stone mill and now to spreadsheets and coaching as Bakery Manager.

In this episode, Mark and Sara talk about team building, keeping things fun during the holidays,...

Nov 17, 2021

A summer work exchange in France changed the direction of Kyle Greer's life.  After experiencing the cycle of farming, milling and baking first hand, he moved back to Quincy, California to build his own farm and bakery, and to build the unique AstriĆ© style mill that he used in France.

In this episode, Mark learns about...

Nov 3, 2021

From the moment Larry Harris learned that Canada was getting their own version of the Bake Off / Baking Show, he wanted to be a contestant. And once he was on the show, he knew he wanted to have his own artisan bakery.

In this episode, Mark delves into Larry's Great Canadian Baking Show experience, baking every single...