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Welcome to GLUTEFUL.  A gluten friendly kinfolk eatery from the folks who brought you August First. Where friends meet with wheat.  We celebrate the harvest of all things gluten and bring the farm to your table. Or to your take-out container.  Which is made of compostable corn.  So you can eat it, because it’s, you know, gluteny. At Gluteful we are grateful for gluten, and share the precious bounty of nature’s

Thanksgiving pies, rolls, and sweet treats from our Burlington bakery. Pumpkin Pie, Classic Dinner Rolls, New England Pumpkin Bread, and don’t forget treats for the morning, including muffins, doughnuts and biscuits! Place your order for our delicious, freshly baked pumpkin pies.  Our 9″, deep dish pies serve 8-10. To order, call the bakery at 802-540-006o, email friends@augustfirstvt.com Pumpkin Pie /  $15 Classic Dinner Rolls / Dozen  $11 Apple Pie /

We’re so happy to announce that we’re going to expand our bakery this fall.  The space on the corner of Main and S. Champlain will house all pastry and bread baking, and will allow our savory kitchen to grow in our existing space.  What does that all mean?  A bigger selection of pastries,  an expanded breakfast and lunch menu, and the capacity for more growth into new areas for us.

    Hear the new album from Tweedy, featuring 20 new songs written by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, and performed by Jeff and his son, drummer Spencer Tweedy. Prizes and Giveaways include tickets to Tweedy at the Flynn on 9/29! Thursday, Sept. 18 from 6-8pm.  All ages. Free admission. WILCO WORLD

No Laptops, No Wi-Fi: How One Cafe Fired Up Sales NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO by ANNIE RUSSELL April 10, 2014 3:30 AM ET           Customers chat, read the paper and order sandwiches and espresso drinks at the counter of August First Bakery & Cafe in Burlington, Vt., but there’s something different here. Where there used to be the familiar glow of laptop screens and the clicking of keyboards, now the devices

We’re pleased to announce that we’re the recipient of a $750,000 Housing and Urban Development grant to build a community of tiny houses for our employees on top of the bakery. These houses will not only provide market-rate housing for our staff, but will most importantly allow our bakery to be open 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK! Our bread bike rider will live in front of the


Mar 2014

Laptop Free!

Beginning on March 31, 2014, August First will be a laptop/tablet free environment. While we completely understand how nice it can be to sit in our sunny bakery and spend time on a digital device, as business owners we have seen many, many customers leave because they couldn’t find seats.   And in general, many people who have come in with laptops have stayed for hours on end.   This

Treat your family and friends to freshly baked, organic rolls and bread for Thanksgiving. Order now by calling 802-540-0060, emailing friends@augustfirstvt.com, or by stopping at the bakery. A printable form is located here. 2013 offerings include: 7 Grain Rolls / $7 for half dozen / $13.50 dozen Brioche Rolls / $5.50  half dozen / $10 dozen Country French Rolls / $7 half dozen / $13.50 dozen Cranberry Pecan Bread (serves


Sep 2013

Fall in Love!

Autumn has a lot going for it here in Vermont.  The explosion of foliage, the return of favorite sweaters from the confines of the closet, and the celebration of Vermont’s agricultural bounty. Here at the bakery, we absolutely love baking with pumpkin and local apples.  So please stop by and enjoy the season with us!  We’ll have a changing selection of baked goods like our popular Pumpkin Ginger Whoopie Pies,