Home baker turns hobby into business with Bread People in Northfield
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A new bakery in Northfield got its start thanks to the pandemic.
Bread People went from a kitchen in a home to a storefront on Fifth street.
Owner Morgan Morton started giving away baked goods to friends and neighbors in the beginning of the pandemic.
“It was just a nice way to connect with people at such a weird moment in time,” Morton said.
After first selling at the farmers market, Morton opened Bread People last month.
“I think there’s a little bit of blissful ignorance involved if you’re going to start your own business. Otherwise, I don’t think anyone would do it,” Morton said. “I’m working crazy hours, but I’m having a lot of fun.”
Morton says sales are going well for her first month in business.