The “Hippie-Chick Bread Lady” of Cape May

The “Hippie-Chick Bread Lady” of Cape May

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One of my all time favorite things to do in Cape May is to rent and ride cruiser bicycles all over town and beyond. Bike riding affords me the freedom to explore and usually I stumble upon some pretty nifty sights. So, one hot, sunny July morning we were peddling down the famous Sunset Boulevard when we came across a large sign “Sold Out of Bread“. Of course, this peaked my interest beyond belief and I had to know what this bread is all about. Once again there was an “Honor” jar next to the sold out bread sign, where you can place your dollar bills and cycle home with various organic veggies or bright-colored blossoms. I just love the honor system and admire a town who cherishes this simple and honest pleasure.

The next day we once again cycled past Enfin Farm and low and behold we finally met the Rock Star of bread, Elizabeth Degener. Simply polite, kind, soulful and gracious, we spoke for about 10 minutes about her three-year adventure of baking bread. The farm is a third generation masterpiece.

Elizabeth bakes the breads at 4 AM in a wood-fired clay oven. This is not your grocery store bread ~ this is hearty, bread of life! She bakes and sells bread right outside the gate of the farm in a white washed stand every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday all summer.

But, you better get there early as her stand opens at 10 AM sharp and she usually sells out within one hour!! You go girl, now that is some special bread!

Hub’s and I were lucky enough on our last day in Cape May to have arrived early enough to snag 4 loaves of goodness. We devoured the loaves over the next couple days. We purchased loaves of Elizabeth’s divine and crusty: Classic French, Olive Oil and Black Pepper, Toasted Millet with Sunflower and Rosemary and Thyme! Simply divine and noteworthy!

Next time you are out and about in Cape May and want to experience down to earth, wholesome perfection ~ head on down to 609 Sunset Boulevard, look for the very long line and pray you were early enough to experience the amazing Elizabeth and her “out of this world” bread!! Thank you, Elizabeth ~ it was an honor to meet you!! See you next summer!


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