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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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Jul 4, 2018

Peiwen Lee is the head baker at Hot Bread Kitchen in New York City.  It's a bakery with a social mission in addition to the amazing bread and pastries they make every day.  They are proof that bakeries provide benefits to society well beyond a loaf of bread.

In this episode, Mark learns about Peiwen's baking journey from Singapore to New York and the important, empowering role Hot Bread Kitchen is filling for immigrant women in New York.  

Some links:

Hot Bread Kitchen Website

@hotbreadkitchen on Instagram

Rise Up! The Baker Podcast website

Mark on Instagram


Produced and hosted by Mark Dyck

Theme song and music by Robyn Dyck

Orange Boot Human logo by Fred Reibin