Note on Companion Breads

Companion has been our reliable bread source since day one, and we are ever grateful to Josh Allen, who has also been a loyal member all along too!

We have a new list of items available from Companion, and they have discontinued a number of our favorites (most of the items that we used to get on a regular basis). We're trying out their new items (some are just new sizes or shapes), and hope you let us know which you prefer.

Our onine ordering schedule creates a risk that we will run out of bread for Wednesday orders, inc which case we will attempt to send frozen. If we don't have frozen and are unable to reach you, we will substitute.



Tip: Sunchoke 101

These roots of a sunflower variety, also known as Jeruselem Artichoke, look a lot like ginger root. There are different schools of thought on the origin of the name Jeruselem artichoke, which is not from Jeruselem. I believe the one that says someone misunderstood the Italian word "girasole" which means sunflower...Read more


As both a vendor and a member, I've found Fair Shares to be a wonderful organization to be a part of. It has opened my eyes to a whole range of farmers/producers in the region that I may never have had the opportunity to come in contact with if it weren't for my involvement with Fair Shares. And you folks all rock!

- Josh Allen

Josh Allen, Companion Bread, St. Louis MO
Companion Bakery