bake - July/August 2020 - 44

breads

Bottom: Michael Sellers knows his journey has just begun.

"I opened in the middle of a pandemic, and we are
doing well. People are buying seven to eight loaves
at a time," Sellers says. "I keep pumping out the volume. I am not going to let the situation throw me. I
am hoping that once things improve, the wholesale
business will come back."
Looking ahead, teaching bread baking to the
community is another ambition. "The space I am in
is a retail education center."

"I kept thinking - what
work can I do with my
hands, and also benefits
the community."
Michael Sellers, owner/baker at Journeyman Bakery

The city is also rich in history. Peekskill is a river
town that is famous for producing cast-iron stoves,
and the building where Sellers bakes bread every
day was once a charcoal mill.
Now it is a community of many people looking
for work. Sellers knows - and appreciates - that he
is fortunate. He bakes bread for a living - and loves
what he accomplishes every day.
He recognizes that he is a fortunate one, having
shifted gears on a life that could have remained on
cruise-control, instead pursing a challenging endeavor during a harrowing time in our history.
Many bakers hit the reset button during times of
crisis, but this situation is different for many reasons. Many of the variables of success are out of
Sellers' control. His life epitomizes the daily experience of the baker, hoping for the best, fearing the
And Sellers gives great thanks to his local customers for their continued support. "Thank god for
the community," he says. "I would not survive without them. It is incredible that this endeavor was so
close to being done." JOHN U N REIN

AMELIA PANICO

worst, and in the end making it work, day after day.

44 < JUL-AUG 2020 | bakemag.com

040_BA_Aug20_Breads.indd 44

7/31/2020 1:40:43 PM


http://www.bakemag.com

bake - July/August 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of bake - July/August 2020

bake - July/August 2020 - 1
bake - July/August 2020 - 1
bake - July/August 2020 - 2
bake - July/August 2020 - 3
bake - July/August 2020 - 4
bake - July/August 2020 - 5
bake - July/August 2020 - 6
bake - July/August 2020 - 7
bake - July/August 2020 - 8
bake - July/August 2020 - 9
bake - July/August 2020 - 10
bake - July/August 2020 - 11
bake - July/August 2020 - 12
bake - July/August 2020 - 13
bake - July/August 2020 - 14
bake - July/August 2020 - 15
bake - July/August 2020 - 16
bake - July/August 2020 - 17
bake - July/August 2020 - 18
bake - July/August 2020 - 19
bake - July/August 2020 - 20
bake - July/August 2020 - 21
bake - July/August 2020 - 22
bake - July/August 2020 - 23
bake - July/August 2020 - 24
bake - July/August 2020 - 25
bake - July/August 2020 - 26
bake - July/August 2020 - 27
bake - July/August 2020 - 28
bake - July/August 2020 - 29
bake - July/August 2020 - 30
bake - July/August 2020 - 31
bake - July/August 2020 - 32
bake - July/August 2020 - 33
bake - July/August 2020 - 34
bake - July/August 2020 - 35
bake - July/August 2020 - 36
bake - July/August 2020 - 37
bake - July/August 2020 - 38
bake - July/August 2020 - 39
bake - July/August 2020 - 40
bake - July/August 2020 - 41
bake - July/August 2020 - 42
bake - July/August 2020 - 43
bake - July/August 2020 - 44
bake - July/August 2020 - 45
bake - July/August 2020 - 46
bake - July/August 2020 - 47
bake - July/August 2020 - 48
bake - July/August 2020 - 49
bake - July/August 2020 - 50
bake - July/August 2020 - 51
bake - July/August 2020 - 52
bake - July/August 2020 - 53
bake - July/August 2020 - 54
bake - July/August 2020 - 55
bake - July/August 2020 - 56
bake - July/August 2020 - 57
bake - July/August 2020 - 58
bake - July/August 2020 - 59
bake - July/August 2020 - 60
bake - July/August 2020 - 61
bake - July/August 2020 - 62
bake - July/August 2020 - 63
bake - July/August 2020 - 64
bake - July/August 2020 - 65
bake - July/August 2020 - 66
bake - July/August 2020 - 67
bake - July/August 2020 - 68
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_08_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_07_02
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_07_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_06_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_05_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_04_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_02_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2020_01_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_12_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_11_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_10_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_09_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_08_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_07_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_06_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_05_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_04_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_07_02
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_03_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_02_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2019_01_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_12_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_11_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_10_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_09_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_08_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_07_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_06_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_05_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_04_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_03_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_02_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2018_01_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_12_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_11_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_10_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_09_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_08_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_07_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_06_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_05_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_04_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_03_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_02_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2017_01_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_12_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_11_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_10_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_09_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_08_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_07_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_06_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_05_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_04_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_03_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_02_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2016_01_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_12_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_10_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_09_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_08_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_07_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_06_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_05_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2015_04_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2015_03_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2015_02_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2015_01_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_12_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_10_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_09_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_08_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_07_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_06_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_05_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_04_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_03_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_02_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2014_01_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_11_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_11_02
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_10_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_09_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_08_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_07_01
http://digital.bakemag.com/sosland/bake/2013_06_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_05_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_04_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_03_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_02_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2013_01_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_11_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_10_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_09_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_08_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_07_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_06_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_05_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_04_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_03_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_02_01
https://www.nxtbook.com/sosland/bake/2012_01_01
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com