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A Secret Society Of Chicago Bakers Meets Every Month — And It’s Keeping Beloved Bakeries Alive

Melanie Wong | Oct 15, 202107:01 AM     8

" ... Keeping costs low at the bakeries means the baked goods cost less, too. And the group is responsible for ensuring historical bakeries stick around for more generations.

The bakeries don’t see themselves as being in competition — they work together and support each other. Weber said their competition is grocery chains that mass produce subpar baked goods.

The longer the Bakers Dozen survives, the longer independent bakeries can survive and Chicagoans can enjoy scratch-made delights... "

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