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kickstarter for Rise Up Bakery

The Barre Historical Society is reviving a 1913 bakery built by the Italian granite workers to give the community the opportunity to make good wood fired Italian bread and to learn about Barre's rich labor history.   The Historical Society has chosen to rename the Union Cooperative Store Bakery, Rise Up Bakery, because the bakery will once again rise up in honor of the Italian granite workers who volunteered to build it and to honor the rising up in their labor history.  The many hands lifting the bread in the logo are appreciation for the cooperative way the granite workers functioned to build the bakery and to help each other in difficult times.  Kickstarter is like that cooperative action.  Rise Up Bakery will be an educational center and not a commercial bakery. Participants will learn to bake with a wood fired oven and will learn about Barre's rich labor history.  The Barre Historical Society hopes to reach it's kickstarter goal which will begin Stage 1 of the renovation process.    For further information, please go to: