About The Bakery

El Jardin is dedicated to producing the highest quality breads using pure ingredients and artisanal techniques. Our breads are naturally leavened* using sourdough starter and are baked in an Alan Scott wood-fired brick oven. We carefully source the best grains for our breads, and support local farmers as often as possible.

El Jardin began in 2001 in downtown Holyoke, Massachusetts. For the first few years, we were a wholesale-only bakery, selling to markets, restaurants and CSAs in the Pioneer Valley. In 2006, we expanded to farmers markets and, in 2008, when we moved the bakery to South Deerfield, we began cafe service out of our new space. Our business has grown, and we now sell our bread to the Valley's best restaurants and food stores, and sell at several farmers markets, yet we still maintain our careful craftsmanship, freshness and quality, shaping each loaf by hand.

*With the exception of our challah, for which we utilize baker's yeast.

Our Bread

Organic sourdough bread every day:
French Batard, Country Bread, Rosemary & Olive Oil, and Multigrain Grain.

Daily bread specials:
Thursday: Olive
Friday: Challah
Saturday: Dark Rye Whole Spelt with sunflower & flax seeds, Cranberry/raisin/pecan bread, and Local Whole wheat bread.


Visit us at 265 Greenfield Road (rt. 5 & 10) in South Deerfield, MA (a.k.a. the Tibetan Plaza).

Thursday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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