Crop of the Week: Apricots

Crop of the Week: Apricots Apricot cultivation has been documented for centuries in the Middle East and Central Asia, though the fruit’s exact origin is disputed. The Scottish botanist John Claudius Loudon believed it had a wide native range, from Armenia to the Himalayas, China, and Japan. Almost all U.S. production takes place in California…

Rhubarb: The World’s Favorite Pie Plant

Rhubarb, eaten like a fruit in the US culinary culture, is botanically a vegetable. The crop – the stem of the plant – is extremely tart, however when it is cooked with sugar, it resembles stewed fruit. Rhubarb takes its name from the Latin rha barbarum. Rhubarb grew along the banks of the river Rha, the ancient…

Easter Ordering – Now Open

Online ordering for Easter 2017 is now open! Pies are available to order for pick up on Saturday 4/15 and Sunday 4/16, during our regular business hours: Saturday from 8am – 10pm Sunday from 9am – 10pm Easter Menu: Strawberry Rhubarb, Rhubarb Chess, Shaker Lemon, Strawberry Apple, Walnut, Vegan Strawberry Apple, Banana Cream, Coconut Cream,…

Now Serving Equator Coffee & Tea

Ten years ago when we were preparing to open Mission Pie, we visited two local coffee roasters to choose a coffee partner for Mission Pie. We tasted their coffees and discussed our shared company values and priorities. We were so impressed with the dedication and coffees of each company, and it was hard to choose…