Day: April 11, 2010

Local Hero: Michelle Garcia

Gozamos April 11, 2010
All images courtesy of  The Bleeding Heart Bakery
The Bleeding Heart Bakery opened in a tiny stand at a humble farmers market in 2004 and has grown into a cupcake empire with two freestanding bakeries, a cook book coming out this month and a huge cult of icing-smeared followers. The bakeries use local, organic, and sustainable ingredients to provide scrumptious pastries with punk rock flavors (this month’s cupcakes include Strawberry Shortcake, Veruca Salt, Chocolate Peanut Butter Bacon amongst others). Michelle Garcia, co-owner alongside husband Vinny, takes time out from her busy bakery schedule to answer some of our questions. Read more