First Toronto bakery to switch to 100 per cent renewable energy also
seeks to cut emissions through increased local sourcing opportunities
TORONTO, June 4 /CNW/ - Producing over 40,000 loaves daily, Toronto's
Stonemill Bakehouse will be announcing a sizeable reduction of its carbon
footprint, using Ontario-sourced renewable energy as well as Ontario-sourced
ingredients, for its all natural, artisan bread and bagels.
To inspire others to follow suit, Gottfried Boehringer, President of
Stonemill Bakehouse, will unveil Stonemill's environmental road map consisting
of eight climate and environmental change solutions and will be putting out a
call to Ontario farmers to participate in organic/alternative farming
partnerships to increase sources for locally grown ingredients.
When: Wednesday, June 4, 2008
What: Stonemill's lead nutritionist Dr. Joey Shulman will introduce
Gottfried Boehringer, Stonemill Bakehouse President, who will
reveal his company's environmental road map to becoming a
carbon neutral operation.
Guided tours of the Stonemill facility will be available for
Where: Stonemill Bakehouse
426 Nugget Ave.
(north of Sheppard Ave. E., west of Markham Rd).
Photos: Gottfried Boehringer will take part in a ceremonial "flip" of a
giant 4' x 2' green light switch, symbolizing Stonemill's
conversion to 100 per cent renewable energy.
Ample parking will be available and a light lunch (featuring Stonemill
bread and bagels) will be served.
About Stonemill Bakehouse
Stonemill Bakehouse is a family bakery with 100 years of experience
crafting healthy and great tasting artisan breads. They are the whole grain
experts. As artisan bakers, they bake their bread fresh every day, using
authentic, traditional bread recipes and techniques. As a result, their bakery
has evolved into Canada's leading healthy bread specialist, with over 15
different types of whole grain breads made from all natural and organic
Stonemill breads are free of added sugar and fats, chemical preservatives
and additives, dairy and eggs and are made with only all natural ingredients.
For further information:
For further information: or to schedule an interview with Gottfried
Boehringer, please contact: Natalie Pavlenko, Sonya Franceschini, Faye Clack
Communications Inc., Tel: (905) 206-0577 ext. 231, 249, Cell: (416) 464-3292,
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