Lynchburg bakeries: Father’s Table

Fresh — The bakery is Ken Reed’s mission field. Photo credit: Gabriella Fuller

The friendly atmosphere of Father’s Table stood in stark contrast to the gloomy Lynchburg weather as I walked into the cafe on a rainy Saturday morning. Inside, head chef and owner Ken Reed greeted me and kindly invited me to help myself to the breakfast buffet and a cup of …

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Lynchburg bakeries: Montana Plains

display — The bakery has been open for 16 years. Photo credit: Sara Warrender

As I stepped off the streets of Wyndhurst and into a cozy, family owned bakery I was welcomed by the aroma of homemade breads and desserts as well as a friendly atmosphere. Montana Plains Bakery, which is owned by Steve and Lucia Coates and their son, Joey Hertzberg, has been …

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Lynchburg bakeries: Chestnut Hill

Although the shop seems simple at first sight, there is much more behind the desserts that fill the display cases of Chestnut Hill Bakery than just the baking process. The bakery has been providing sweet treats since 1968, but only recently did the shop come under the ownership of Richard …

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