Companion Bakeshop

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2341 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 252-2253

Tuesday 7am-8pm
Wednesday – Friday 7am-4pm
Saturday & Sunday 8am-3pm
Closed Mondays

Companion was created in 2006 with the help of a supportive community and out of the love of hearty sourdough. In the early years Erin spent long days in the kitchen hand-mixing all of the dough, baking, packing and working the famers markets. The work of those long days was made lighter by the many hands of many friends. It seemed no one owned Companion, it was led by the few of us that had the vision to see it through. You could say that Erin was the last one standing —literally with dough up to her elbows. Early relationships were formed with local farms to put lofty loaves of sourdough in CSA boxes and slowly a solid, loyal customer base was built. Today we still see the faces of our first customers. Companion thrives now because of this great foundation.