How It All Started
A bit of a late bloomer, I started Marci’s Bakery after having a quiver full of children. This wasn’t the original plan. You see, I have always loved baking for people and had a particular draw to those with food allergies and sensitivities. I had already started a baking biz, freshly married and motivated. I had a new hubbie, we were havin’ our babies and living the dream to serve delicious and healthy baked goods everywhere!
Sadly, an unexpected tragedy hit us hard when our 3rd full term child died during delivery. Our world and business came to a crashing halt.
After some years of recovery, I began again with 3 major goals:
Goal # 1: We had another baby! Hallelujah!
Goal # 2: I restarted the business with a fresh vision to serve people and help them enjoy fresh baking that was decadent, tasty and fully free from food allergens (gluten free, vegan, tree nut free, peanut free, dairy free, egg free, seafood/shellfish free, etc).
Many people, (used to), have no opportunity to enjoy a freshly baked delight! That is not okay! I constantly try to create for these sweet souls, and I’m always trying to do better (truly, I lay in bed at night thinking of new recipes and creative ideas). We regularly win awards and that’s against all other bakeries. I believe this happens because: people, and the media, see the significance in what we’re doing, our baking tastes really good, and because there is a higher power at hand. (Another topic all together and if you’d like to talk to me about this, please reach out. I’d love to chat over our locally roasted, fair-trade coffee and maybe a baked good or two).
Goal #3: I wanted to serve our community, AND make a difference in our world. I couldn’t control the death of my own child, but maybe I could help other little ones not die. I was really moved by an organization in S. Africa called The Baby Safe - who rescues abandoned babies. This charitable organization sends out teams to rescue these wee ones in various places like garbage dumps, abandoned vehicles, on beaches and so on. They nurse them back to health and also adopt them out, or reunite them with their birth families. They also offer support, medicine and many other services. We support this cause regularly.
I feel truly blessed to have had this second chance at achieving very worthy dreams. To all of you, who know us, thank you for all your love and support. To those who are new, we offer you a warm welcome.
We encourage you to try our growing offerings - both on our online shop, Uber Eats, Skip The Dishes and at the many shops in Ontario who offer our baked goods and mixes. We also make and offer keto/low carb/sugar free baked goods and many life giving beverages!
In early 2021 we opened a new and exciting location (221 Barton St Stoney Creek, ON). This location affords us the honor of serving our community. It is a fabulous feeling to bake for all the stores and hospitals we serve, and bake for our local community - under one roof!
I invite you to visit and meet the amazing team behind it all. (I couldn’t do it without them). I promise you we will “treat you well” (pun intended)
Please also check out www.thebabysafe.org . Maybe you'd like to support them directly. Please let them know how you heard about them :)
Thank you for reading my story.
With love and good health to you and yours,
Meet Our Team
Kind, creative, hard working, loyal.
Cheery, multi tasker, smart, always ready to take on a challenge.
Our pretty, part time “ray of sunshine”, whose always willing to work and give her very best!
A true natural in the bakery; a recipe creator, efficient, fun and humble.
Hard working, great attitude, constantly improving, smart.
Math genius, patient, forgiving, always-positive, ingenious.