To help as many people as I can learn how to bake bread or be able to bake bread. I didn’t imagine this project would become basically this full-time gig when I made this quick easy suggestion on my Instagram. But really it does fit in line with my larger ambitions of just encouraging the I Turned 44 In Quarantine 2020 44 years old 44th shirt Furthermore, I will do this awareness of how vital it is to value our niche food systems, and also to consider how estranged we are from the process of making and feeding ourselves. There’s a lot of envelopes and like parchment pieces full of sourdough dust everywhere. The last three days have been a huge push in getting a ton of stuff out. Next I’m hoping to get a bunch of beginner recipes on the site and a real thorough overview on bread terminology and lingo. I really want people to feel like they can do this because it can be a kind of intimidating process and these people are amazing. They’re so enthusiastic, they’re so excited. These emails I’ve gotten have literally made me cry.
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