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Happy Summer & Help Wanted!

7.26.17

Now Hiring! Hello Everyone. Thank you for visiting JonJohn’s Bakery. We hope your experience is excellent and we do look forward to hearing from you and meeting you in person at our Brighton Farmer’s market location on Sunday! We are currently seeking 1-2 qualified candidates to join the JonJohn’s Bakery team! After many years of hard work and significant growth in our business, we need a reliable, trustworthy, hard working person to share the work with us running our Bakery year-round! We are searching far and wide for a suitable match for this position! If you are interested or know someone who may be a strong candidate, please contact John & Jonathan at 585-750-4244 or jonjohnsbakery@gmail.com. The position is 30-40 hours per week, and the salary is negotiable based on experience, interest and interview process. We are a family-owned and operated small business in the Rochester area and a strong work ethic, integrity and mutual respect are core values we look for and foster through our business operations. We also recognize that such qualities are worth more than any salary. Working with us could be a life-changing positive experience for the right person. Could it be you? Thanks for visiting and for your support! Cheers. John & Jonathan

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Fall Flavors Are Upon Us! 10.27.17

Fall has arrived and JonJohn’s Bakery is FULLY embracing all the flavors! We have pumpkin, apple galore, sweet potatoes, cheesecake, sugar cookies are back – and we are loving…

Happy New Year 2017!

Happy New Year 2017! 1.24.17

Hello Friends! Thank you for visiting us here on our website in 2017! We are so grateful in finishing out an amazing 2016 market season at Brighton FM, U…

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A Beautiful Wedding…. 7.28.16

Hello Friends! We recently had the pleasure of serving and attending the wedding of a beautiful young couple here in Rochester. This is their centerpiece cake. Our wonderful assistant,…

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Summer Farmer’s Market schedule & Now delivering gift boxes! 7.7.16

Hello Friends! As you may have noticed it has been a few months since we updated our Blog! We have been swamped this season with taking on a third…

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Spring is here! Come to market! 3.14.16

Hello Everyone! Thank you for visiting our webpage and reading our blog posts and reviews! We’re excited to begin the Spring market season at University of Rochester on Wednesdays…

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JonJohn’s Bakery winter season! 2.15.16

Hello Everyone! We are hunkered down for the winter season. January and February are the “off season” for us from farmer’s markets. We take time to regroup and collect…

JonJohn's Bakery family 2015 Christkindl Market Canandaigua NY USA November 12 - 15

Celebrate Thanksgiving with JonJohn’s Bakery! November 21, 2015 11.21.15

Hello Friends everywhere! Thank you to everyone who came out the the annual Christkindl Market this past weekend in Canandaigua! It was an awesome event. We are excited to…

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Pecan Apple Breakfast cake 10.12.15

The following preview has been rated G for “Get some of this crazy good cake from JonJohn’s Bakery  Stay tuned! J

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Apple crumb pie 10.12.15

It’s been a wonderful day of baking and we’re almost done with the ovens for the night. Lots of delicious treats for Sunday market! Pictured; Apple pie with crumb…

Berry cakes and cobblers September 2015 JonJohn's Bakery, Rochester, NY.

October 2, 2015 10.2.15

Fall continues to offer us a spectacular variety of fruits, vegetables and specialty food products from our local farmers and food artisans. We love to celebrate our local farmers…

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A fresh and delicious lunch for a busy baking Saturday! 9.10.15

Hello Friends! Thank you for visiting our website and checking out our confections! We’re happy to continue providing our specialty dessert creations at the Brighton Farmers market Sundays and…

Jonathan & John of JonJohn's Bakery, LLC. Rochester, NY, September 2014

JonJohn’s Bakery in Top 5 for Rochester….Vote for us today! 7.14.15

Hello Friends! We are really excited and thank you for helping us with our nomination into the top 5 “Rochester Rocs best desserts” competition at WHEC Channel 10! Now…

Jonathan with Tricia, William and Charlie at BFM June 2014

Brighton Farmer’s Market Opens for the Summer/Fall Season 2015! 5.25.15

Hello Everyone! We are excited to open the Summer/Fall market season at Brighton Farmer’s Market, Sunday May 24th @ Brighton High School from 9 am – 1 pm! It…

Jonathan's Birthday celebration 2015 @ Windjammer's by the lake.

Happy Birthday Jonathan! 5.4.15

On this beautiful Spring day we wish the heart and soul of JonJohn’s Bakery a very happy birthday! Happy Birthday Jonathan! We love you and appreciate you. Much love from…

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Join us at U of R Farmer’s Market! 4.27.15

Shouts out to GiGi and LiLi our little friends at U of R Farmer’s Market!

 

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Join us Saturday, March 21st at Casa Larga Event Center! 3.16.15

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Join us this Saturday March 21st at the Annual “What Women Want” New Trends show and sale at Casa Larga Event Center in Fairport, NY, to…

Lemon Dream Cake 2015

Lemon Dream 2.19.15

Cheers to our friends celebrating Chinese New Year in NYC with our Lemon Dream Cake! This is one of our most delicious and popular items throughout the season. A…

Valentine's Day dinner 2015

Happy February Snow! 2.16.15

Hello Friends! We hope you are all safe, warm and well this fine winter’s evening. What a February we are having. The snow is piling up higher than we…

Jonathan & John of JonJohn's Bakery, LLC. Rochester, NY, September 2014

Happy New Year 2015! 1.8.15

Hello Friends! We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are celebrating the new year with us! We are enjoying some down time for rest and catch-up…

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Join us at Canandaigua Christkindl Market November 14 – 17th, 2014! 11.11.14

Welcome to JonJohn’s Bakery, Rochester, NY! Join us this weekend for our largest market event of the year; Canandaigua Christkindl Market at the Granger Homestead on Main Street in…

Jonathan & John of JonJohn's Bakery, LLC. Rochester, NY, September 2014

Jonathan & John of JonJohn’s Bakery, LLC. September, 2014. 10.2.14

Hello Friends! Thank you for checking out our website. If you are visiting us for the first time please check us out at the Brighton Farmer’s market and “Like”…

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Join us at Brighton Farmer’s Market Sundays 9am -1pm! 8.30.14

Hello Everyone! We welcome you to join us every Sunday at Brighton Farmer’s Market from 9am – 1pm at Brighton High School! It continues to be a great season…

Jonathan with Tricia, William and Charlie at BFM June 2014

Market Season 2014! 6.12.14

Welcome to JonJohn’s Bakery summer market season 2014! We are excited to be returning to West Side Farmer’s market on Tuesdays, South Wedge Farmer’s market on Thursdays and Brighton…

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Happy Birthday Jonathan! May 4th 5.3.14

Join us in celebration of Jonathan’s birthday this weekend! Jonathan you are an amazing husband, friend, partner, leader, giver, lover of life, baker of delights, and so much more…

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To market we go! 4.3.14

Hello Everyone! Look for us at Brighton Farmers market Sundays, April 6th and 13th from 1-4 pm! Join our conversation on Facebook by “Liking” our page- Updates, Pics, Fan…

Uncle Jonathan baking with Clare for the first time!

JonJohn’s Bakery @ BFM April 6, 13th! 3.29.14

Hello everyone! We are happy to announce our return to Brighton Farmers Market on Sunday, April 6th and for Palm Sunday April 13th! We’re getting psyched for the Summer…

Oliver! a JonJohn's "Super fan" February 2014

We love our littlest fans! 2.23.14

Hello everyone! This is Oliver! Isn’t he just amazing? He is a beautiful little (Big!) guy and we are so glad to know him since he was getting ready to be born!…

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Happy Winter 2014! 2.17.14

Hello and Happy Winter everyone! If you are just visiting, Welcome! We are well and keeping warm this extra special winter here in Rochester NY! Being near the shores of…

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Canandaigua Christkindl Market 1.7.14

Look forward to seeing you!
November 7th, 8th, 9th

Granger Homestead
295 N Main St,
Canandaigua, NY 14424

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Thank you West Side! 9.19.13

A Big shout out to all of our friends and fans that have come out so faithfully this season! We really appreciate your support every week. It has been…

Happy 2nd Birthday Clare!

Happy 2nd Birthday Clare! 8.28.13

We would like to wish our beautiful niece, Clare, a wonderfully happy and healthy birthday! You are amazing and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

West Side Farmers Market at St. Monica's Church Rochester NY Tuesday evenings 4-7:30 June through October.

Join us at WSFM! 8.23.13

Jonathan enjoys cooking some amazing crock-pot meals for our fans at WSFM. Join us Tuesday evenings through October 10th! From 4-7:30 at St. Monica’s Church on Genesee Street!

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Susanne and Jonathan at BFM 8.16.13

Susanne has been our neighbor vendor at Brighton Farmers market for three years now! She is a really cool person and is always so friendly and happy to be…

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Loving it! August 13, 2013 8.15.13

Hello Friends! Welcome to JonJohn’s Bakery web site. We hope that you will join our Facebook community by “Liking” our page as well at Facebook/jonjohnsbakery! The BFM and WSFM’s…

Jonathan with Zachary at BFM

Farmers markets of Rochester, NY 8.1.13

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Please check out these amazing photo galleries featuring pictures by our friend Kelly! She has been capturing the beautiful images from markets for several years. See if you…

PRIDE Festival at Manhattan Square Park July 2013 Parkur Anyone?

July 2013 7.29.13

Hello everyone! Welcome to JonJohn’s Bakery. As we meet so many new people during our summer market season, it’s always nice to give some helpful general information about our…

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Market season is Here! 6.17.13

Hello Everyone! It has been quite a while since we’ve blogged an update (Sorry!) and if you haven’t “Liked” us on Facebook yet be sure to do that so…

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Winter is beautiful on the shores of Lake Ontario 2.17.13

Greetings from Jonathan & John & Co. at JonJohn’s Bakery homestead on the shores of Lake Ontario!

“What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few…

Jonathan's Christmas cactus from Cy, blooming! 2012.

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Blessed New Year to you all! 12.30.12

On behalf of Jonathan, John, Beverly, Miss Sarah, and our little Ladies of the nest, we would like to wish all of you a happy, healthy season and a blessed new year in…

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Our first Christkindl Market at Granger Homestead, Canandaigua, NY 11.12.12

Thank you to everyone who helped to make our first Christkindl Market experience a great success. We enjoyed the experience and were able to participate in this unique and festive event with the help…

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Congratulations to the bride and groom! October 20, 2012 10.30.12

JonJohn’s Bakery create a select number of wedding cakes each year. This cake was created on the special request of a friend for their wedding on October 20. The bottom  and middle…

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Join us at Brighton long season farmers market! 10.30.12

The Long Season Winter Farmers’ Market opens Sunday, November 4, and runs through December 23. The market, a collaboration between the Brighton Farmers’ Market and the South Wedge Farmers’…

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A beautiful wedding cake…October 20, 2012 10.21.12

This wedding cake we created at the request of a friend featured three  square shaped tiers. The frosting was our specialty whipped cream. Bottom & middle layer…

JonJohn's Bakery @ Clothesline Art Festival September 8-9th, 2012

Leaves are falling and the air is crisp! 10.11.12

Hello Friends! If you are just visiting us, we are glad you’re here! We’re enjoying the beautiful crisp Fall weather and the last weeks of farmers markets….

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Celebrate Fall with JonJohn’s Bakery! 9.12.12

Welcome to JonJohn’s Bakery! Fall is almost here! We had a great Clothesline Arts Festival last weekend at the Memorial Art Gallery in down town Rochester. Mother nature kept…

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Blueberries & Crispin apples! 7.9.12

Hello Friends! We wanted to share the joys of tending and harvesting our own blueberries and fruit trees! These ones are still growing and we are looking forward to sparkling delicious…

Enjoy a piece of this amazing cake at the Brighton Farmer's Market July 8th!

Blueberry season is here! 7.7.12

Hello JonJohn’s Bakery friends and fans! We are enjoying the season- Are you? We invite you to visit us at the farmer’s markets this summer season. Right now- featuring fresh…

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Refreshing! Salubrious! Farmer’s Market Season has begun! 6.20.12

Here we go! How many catch phrases, movie titles, song titles, etc. can we come up with that have the word “HEAT” in them? It’s gonna be HOT tomorrow.  Visualize…….

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JonJohn’s Bakery @ Springtime in Canandaigua – April 27th – 29th 4.25.12

Happy Spring! We hope that you will come out and enjoy a beautiful spring weekend April 27th, 28th and 29th at “Springtime in Canandaigua” at the Canandaigua Civic Center….

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My Grandma 3.4.12

Hello JonJohn’s Bakery Friends, This is the woman behind Jonathan’s culinary gifts…his beloved Grandma, Hazel Hickson! She passed on to God in 1993 at the age of 93. She…

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Brides in spring…. 2.22.12

Hello Friends! Just sharing a pic of one of our earliest wedding cakes from a few years back. We use fresh organic edible flowers on all of our cakes….

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“Sarah’s Garden” Graces the 26th Annual Chocolate Ball… 2.16.12

Hello Friends, Happy Day after Valentine’s Day! We’re glad you stopped by and we hope you enjoy the photos of our Chocolate Ball experience from this past weekend. Our cake was…

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Let Jonathans Creation Take the Cake at the Chocolate Ball February 11th, 2012! 2.3.12

Hello Friends, and happy February!

If you’re familiar with the Epilepsy Foundation’s annual Chocolate Ball, then you know that our very own Jonathan will once again be entering his unique…

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Grandma’s Breakfast Cake for those Winter Mornings! 2.2.12

Hello Everyone! We hope this February first finds you healthy, happy and filled with life and energy! I know I feel exactly that way every time I eat Jonathan’s…

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Thank You Brighton Farmer’s Market Fans! 12.31.11

First and foremost we would like to thank everyone who supported the Brighton Farmer’s Market this season! It was a positive experience for us personally and professionally. We have…

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Happy Thanksgiving! 2011 11.19.11

What a great season it is! Beautiful fall weather with its bittersweet textures and colors all come with the joys of living in Upstate New York. Check out the…

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Brighton Farmer’s Market Schedule…. 10.29.11

Hello Friends! Next week, November 6, the Long Season Winter Farmers’ Market opens, an indoor collaboration of the Brighton and South Wedge Farmers’ Markets. It will be held…

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West Side Farmer’s Market 10.20.11

We would like to thank Jackie Farrell and our customers at the WSFM for the great support throughout this summer season. Our experiences were amazing, in particular the seasoned…

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Groupon feature no longer available 10.20.11

The Groupon feature is no longer available. As of October 20, 2011, no Groupon orders will be taken until further notice.

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Sweetly and Warmly… 10.1.11

The members of the Lattimore family are JonJohn’s Bakery biggest fans!! C’mon those pumpkin muffins were off the hook! Grandma’s breakfast cake lasts about 30 seconds when I put…

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JonJohn’s Bakery @ Clothesline Festival 2011 8.26.11

Hello Friends! It’s Official: JonJohn’s Bakery will be the sole bakery vendor at the Memorial Art Gallery Clothesline Festival 2011, happening on Saturday, September 10th 10am – 6pm and…

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“Like” JonJohn’s Bakery on Facebook! 7.30.11

Hello Friends! It’s been an excellent summer. Look for us at the Clothesline Arts Festival September 10-11th at the MAG!
We just planted a row of beautiful blueberry bushes in…

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Fresh organic eggs! 7.6.11

Hello Friends! Check out this stellar pic Tyler took of our fresh  hen eggs. We love being able to use them in our desserts! Our market season is off…

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New Website! 6.24.11

Welcome to our new website, we hope you enjoy our new look!  Its now easier than ever to explore our menu, follow our blog, sign up for our newsletter,…