Monthly Archives November 2023

2023 Holiday Gift Guide

  The holiday season is upon us! Looking for a way to support a local small business and give functional, fun, and delicious gifts? Consider purchasing from one of our clients, below! From mushrooms to meats, merch to mouth-watering condiments (and even live elves for your seasonal party) you’ll find something for everyone here. Interested in working with us or need help with your business? Learn more about what we do and get started here. Want to support the work we do with entrepreneurs throughout western Massachusetts? Donate securely here. Africana Villa – Egusi soup, anyone? Order melon seeds or
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Client Focus: Nostalgia Scratch Pastry

Cynthia Walton and Amanda Perreault were part of the team that in 2019 launched The Break Room, a restaurant located in the Greylock Works converted mill in North Adams. Professionally trained pastry chefs—and friends since high school—they worked together for years building a reputation for high-quality, delicious pastries. After four years at The Break Room building a successful pastry program, they decided to start their own dessert business. With a positive reputation, high-level baking and organizational skills, many commercial and retail fans, and support from the commercial kitchen landlords at Greylock Works where they currently bake, Cynthia and Amanda were
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Client Focus: Nostalgia Scratch Pastry

Two top-tier bakers seek sweet success Cynthia Walton and Amanda Perreault were part of the team that in 2019 launched The Break Room, a restaurant located in the Greylock Works converted mill in North Adams. Professionally trained pastry chefs—and friends since high school—they worked together for years building a reputation for high-quality, delicious pastries. After four years at The Break Room creating a successful pastry program, they decided to start their own business. With a positive reputation, high-level baking and organizational skills, many commercial and retail fans, and support from the commercial kitchen landlords at Greylock Works, Cynthia and Amanda
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