Blog

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 the farms supplying some of Chicago’s best restaurants and filling our plates with from-the-earth Midwestern goodness.

For Grain: Hazzard Free Farm at Hewn
The partnership between Ellen King of Hewn and Andrea Hazzard of Hazzard Free Farm Grains & Beans isn’t just that of a farm supplying a bakery with local grains. The collaboraters have been working on a project to bring back Marquis wheat, an heirloom wheat that originated in the early 20th century and then virtually disappeared. This fall, after three years of effort, the duo gears up for a regular release of bread made with the newly propagated Marquis wheat.

Read the original article on Time Out Chicago here »

Comments are closed.

Find Us

Address

810 Dempster St. Evanston, IL 60202
Directions

Phone

847-869-HEWN(4396)

Gift Cards

Looking to purchase Gift Cards from Hewn? Great! Simply click here and purchase your Hewn Gift Cards today!

Wholesale Inquiries: Email julie@hewnbread.com

Sign up for our Newsletter

 

Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday – Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 1:00pm
Please note that we are closed Christmas Day and December 26th and New Years Day and January 2nd.


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 12 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Click Hewn-Easter-order-form-3 for our Spring Holiday Order form.

Looking for a donation for your charitable event?

Download our donation-form-2018, fill it out and email it back to kaitlyn@hewnbread.com.

Latest Hewn News


11/02/2017

Hewn Recognized During James Beard Taste America

Chicago chefs’ menus were featured, along with continued recognition of Hewn’s role as the bread service provider and Special Thanks mention. Related

10/23/2017

Hewn on Weekly Round Up – Chicago Events – October 23 2017

Chicago Events October 23 – October 29 Hey, Chicago and beyond! Who’s ready for a new week? I personally could use a couple more days off. I went into anti-social, hibernation mode to catch up on some very much needed sleep. I’m still fatigued but feeling much better. Can you believe all the Halloween parties […]

10/20/2017

16 places to eat burrata in suburban Chicago

To a cheese lover, burrata is what a candy-coated truffle is to a chocolate fan. Burrata is a package of yummy goodness – a creamy cheese (stracciatella) cloaked in a gentle shell of mozzarella. The word burrata means buttery in Murgia, Italy, the tiny village where cheese artisans crafted the first burrata over 100 years […]

10/06/2017

Lunchbreak: Moroccan eggplant sandwich

Watch Ellen King’s appearance on WGN TV’s Lunchbreak. Moroccan Eggplant Sandwich Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 ea medium eggplant, sliced lengthwise 1/4 cup olive oil 1 ea onion, small diced 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/4 cup chives, sliced 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 Tbs Moroccan red pepper flakes (red pepper flakes) 1/4 cup lemon juice 8 […]


Blog archive >>


Hewn on Instagram



What’s better than #stecca on a sunny day..?☀️ @ Hewn https://t.co/UdA5BmFJ3K

06:50 AM Apr 20

Our whole wheat loaves, made with Rouge de Bordeaux and Glen wheat. 🌾 #realbread @ Hewn https://t.co/l8HuUEVzEs

12:09 PM Apr 19

Good morning! 🌞 We are trying to will the sun to shine today with our Cherry Galettes - just out… https://t.co/rXmZOmd2hP

08:04 AM Apr 18

Some pics from our “All Hands On Deck” staff meeting yesterday. Great discussion and… https://t.co/mFfShpSHcj

10:03 AM Apr 17

Have you tried our #everythingcroissant - it’s like an everything bagel.....but better! 😊 @ Hewn https://t.co/JNsCL4Sxll

09:00 AM Apr 15

Hewn is a proud member of: Evanston Chamber of Commerce