is a bakery and cafe on the Arcata Plaza, operated by Brio Baking Inc, a Califrnia Benefit Corporation which is also the parent of Brio Breadworks.
We make all our baked goods on the premises and focus on creative interpretations of classic pastries & cakes.
Our produce is predominantly local, depending on seasonal availability, and always organic.
An understanding of where our food comes from teaches us that how we eat affects the world we live in.
We feature Cypress Grove Chevre, serve only Niman Ranch Bacon and Hams. our pastries are made with 100% pure organic butter from Straus Family Creamery in Point Reyes and Rumiano Dairy in Crescent City. All of our coffee is organic, from Flying Goat Coffee Co. in Healdsburg. All milk in our coffee drinks is organic.. All of our chicken is from Mary's Pitman Family Farm in Sanger, California. Our beef is from Humboldt County Grass Fed or Niman ranch, lamb is exclusively Humboldt County grass raised.
Our suppliers include: GREEN FIRE FARMS, ORGANIC MATTERS RANCH, LITTLE RIVER FARM, CLAUDIA'S HERBS, WARREN CREEK FARM, WILLOW CREEK FARM, NEUKOM FAMILY FARM, and many other local farms, as well as NIMAN RANCH, HUMBOLDT CREAMERY, STRAUS FAMILY CREAMERY, CYPRESS GROVE CHEVRE, and many more local and responsible suppliers..
to strengthen the connections in our local food chain,
• connect people with real, wholesome food.
• enhance the connection between the health of the land and individual well-being.
• source quality ingredients from local suppliers
• connect our community to the bounty that is produced in our backyard.
• use traditional methods & ingredients
Ultimately, we work to heal the fracture between human society and natural world.
By taking local action, we can make a real visible impact on the global issues of our time.