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10 Secrets of Working Moms Who Cook Dinner Every Night

April 12, 2017

Avoid the Monday to Friday dinnertime scramble If you’ve about had it with getting creative about making dinner during the hectic work week, school week, life week, we completely get it. There’s something about ending a long day and then facing the fridge that makes so many of us instantly reach for our phones to […]

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Inaugural conference offers support for Evanston’s female entrepreneurs

April 10, 2017

In the eyes of Linda Del Bosque, women run the world of Evanston entrepreneurship. “Evanston is known for empowerment,” said Del Bosque, publisher and editor in chief of Evanston Woman Magazine. “Women do dominate the entrepreneurship here in Evanston, and it’s because we are the fabric of empowerment and voice.” Thirty-five female leaders came together […]

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The Artisan Bread Alchemist (Otherwise Known as Hewn Bakery)

The other weekend (okay, a while back…), Troy and I decided to take the scenic route home from the city after filming a personal trainer friend’s bootcamp class for a promo video (note that Troy’s side hustle is video editing). Aside from the fact that driving along the lake is 100 times more pleasant than is […]

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50 Easter brunches and bakery specials in Chicago and the suburbs

Easter brunch can be hectic, especially if the whole family is getting together to celebrate. Make your day a lot easier by leaving the cooking to a restaurant — or at least count on a local bakery to handle the dessert. These spots in Chicago and the suburbs have you covered. *Unless otherwise listed, all dine-in […]

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Impress Your Guests with a Spring Galette from Hewn Bakery

April 7, 2017

The weekend is for lazy afternoons spent enjoying good food with good friends (and maybe a few good drinks?) What if you could do all that, and impress your friends with some serious skill in the kitchen? We have you covered, thanks to Hewn Bakery and their Head Baker Ellen King. Just outside the city […]

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Hot Dish: The Barn Gives Caviar the Sandwich Treatment

April 4, 2017

There’s a common thread of high brow–meets–low brow at Evanston’s The Barn, the unabashedly meaty follow-up to Found Kitchen & Social House from Amy Morton and chef Nicole Pederson. With its cement floors, chicken pot pie and family recipe lasagna, not to mention the fact that it’s housed in a literal barn, you could be […]

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Baker seeds change with better bread

March 7, 2017

Hewn Bread’s Ellen King leads revival of locally grown heritage grains When she opened Hewn Bread in Evanston, Ill., in 2013, Ellen King set out to make better bread the way Midwestern bakers did a century ago: hand-forged artisanal loaves made with seasonal ingredients sourced from small, local farmers. But in the process of trying […]

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Meet the Midwestern farms supplying Chicago’s restaurants

March 6, 2017

Some of Chicago’s most celebrated restaurants have been getting their grains, proteins, produce and dairy from local Midwestern farms just a short trip away for years. Why the penchant for the local? Everything from keeping money in the community to looking for quality produce to give their dishes a little extra kick. Here, we celebrate […]

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Paczki Day In Chicago: Where To Score The Doughnuts For Fat Tuesday

February 22, 2017

Fat Tuesday is around the corner, Chicago. That means it’s time to get in line for an annual tradition: Paczki. These Polish doughnuts sweeten anyone’s day, but natives know that to secure an adequate amount of paczki (pronounced “poonch-key”), strategies need to be developed. So be on the look out for online order forms and […]

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Talking Heritage Grains and Good Food Fest with Ellen King of Hewn!

February 21, 2017

Ellen King of Hewn Bakery in Evanston joins Dane and Beth to talk about the history and present day mystery surrounding the world of grains and bread. Hear as Ellen tell us about the 10,000 varieties of wheat and what makes them special and important in the world today. Learn about the role she’ll play […]

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Address

810 Dempster St. Evanston, IL 60202
Directions

Phone

847-869-HEWN(4396)

Current Job Openings:

We are hiring an experienced Artisan Bread Baker.  Click here to learn more.

We are hiring a Wholesale Delivery Driver/Front Counter Staff. Click here for a full description of the position available.

We are hiring an Assistant Pastry Chef.  Click here for a full description of the position.

Wholesale Inquiries

Email Julie Matthei

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Extended Summer Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday – Friday 7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 3:00pm


Limited Supply

Hewn will close early if we sell-out of breads and pastries. Customers can reserve bread and/or pastry items by calling ahead at 847-869-HEWN(4396). We cannot accept reservations left on our answering machine.  All reserved bread must be picked up by 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer.

Looking for a donation for your charitable event?

Download our donation form, fill it out and email it back to Hewn.

Our next special event is Feast on the Farm, scheduled for Saturday, August 5th, 2017.  Click here to learn more.

Latest Hewn News


04/12/2017

10 Secrets of Working Moms Who Cook Dinner Every Night

Avoid the Monday to Friday dinnertime scramble If you’ve about had it with getting creative about making dinner during the hectic work week, school week, life week, we completely get it. There’s something about ending a long day and then facing the fridge that makes so many of us instantly reach for our phones to […]

04/10/2017

Inaugural conference offers support for Evanston’s female entrepreneurs

In the eyes of Linda Del Bosque, women run the world of Evanston entrepreneurship. “Evanston is known for empowerment,” said Del Bosque, publisher and editor in chief of Evanston Woman Magazine. “Women do dominate the entrepreneurship here in Evanston, and it’s because we are the fabric of empowerment and voice.” Thirty-five female leaders came together […]

The Artisan Bread Alchemist (Otherwise Known as Hewn Bakery)

The other weekend (okay, a while back…), Troy and I decided to take the scenic route home from the city after filming a personal trainer friend’s bootcamp class for a promo video (note that Troy’s side hustle is video editing). Aside from the fact that driving along the lake is 100 times more pleasant than is […]

50 Easter brunches and bakery specials in Chicago and the suburbs

Easter brunch can be hectic, especially if the whole family is getting together to celebrate. Make your day a lot easier by leaving the cooking to a restaurant — or at least count on a local bakery to handle the dessert. These spots in Chicago and the suburbs have you covered. *Unless otherwise listed, all dine-in […]


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12:38 PM Jul 22

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10:19 AM Jul 21

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12:18 PM Jul 19

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