Embark on a captivating culinary journey into the world of sourdough bread with John Gates, CEO and co-founder of Nashoba Brook Bakery, as he unveils the closely guarded secrets behind crafting exceptional loaves. Founded in 1998, Nashoba Brook Bakery is more than just a bakery; it’s a community hub, a culinary haven, and a testament to the power of authentic sourdough bread. Their unique story is rooted in capturing wild yeast from grapes growing along Nashoba Brook, a process that has become their trademark. Immerse yourself in the intricate art of sourdough breadmaking, a time-honored tradition that demands patience, precision, and a deep understanding of wild yeast. Learn how this natural ingredient, unlike its commercial counterpart, imparts a distinct flavor and texture, setting Nashoba Brook’s sourdough bread apart from the masses. Gain insights into the bakery’s rich history, its unwavering commitment to using minimally processed flour, and its remarkable ability to navigate challenges with unwavering resilience. Explore their exciting expansion plans, driven by their deep-rooted belief in the power of authentic sourdough bread. Nashoba Brook Bakery has grown from humble beginnings in an old warehouse to a thriving enterprise with over 50 employees and more than 275 wholesale accounts. Their commitment to quality, sustainability, and community has made them a beloved staple in Concord, Massachusetts.