Joy To The World: Great Harvest has Fresh, Affordable Gifts for the Holidays!

Annapolis, Md., Nov. 29, 2011 – Great Harvest Bread Co. is baking up fresh specialty gifts for the holidays to meet the growing need for unique, from-the-heart gifts that don’t break the bank.   The spirit of the season is alive and well at the Annapolis Great Harvest bakery where holiday gifts start at just $5 for scratch-made treats for family, friends, co-workers, clients and holiday parties. To make shopping as enjoyable as possible and to ensure everyone’s product wishes are fulfilled, the bakery is offering pre-orders of gift baskets and specialty holiday products.

Legendary favorites include Holly Jolly Cranberry Bread, Candy Cane Bread, Cranberry Orange Wheat Bread, White Chocolate Cherry Bread, Chocolate Babka, Very Merry Chocolate Cherry Cookies, Reindeer Food, and an array of complementary items like Caffe Pronto Coffee, Honeyville Whipped Honey, Lesley Elizabeth Dipping Oils, and Brenda’s Best Homemade Jam. Great Harvest features products containing pure-and-simple ingredients like freshly milled whole grain flour and honey.

“Understandably, this year holiday shoppers will be seeking meaningful gifts that are priced right,” said owner, Thomas Storm. “We love the holidays and will be baking up products to please every palate and pocket book. From sweet to savory and traditional to imaginative, we’ll have lots of tasty gift options.  Shoppers are welcome to taste products before they purchase, too.”

In addition to holiday gifts, the Annapolis Great Harvest bakery will continue its ongoing commitment to helping those less fortunate in the local community by becoming a drop off location for Toys for Tots.  Bring in a new, unwrapped toy between Nov. 28 and Dec. 15 and receive a free loaf of White or Wheat Bread as a thank you for giving to kids in need.

Originally founded in 1976 in Great Falls, Mont., Great Harvest has more than 200 bakeries located throughout the nation including Alaska and Hawaii. All bakeries are individually owned and operated, and no two are alike. Great Harvest is known for handcrafted breads made with freshly ground whole wheat purchased from family-owned farms. The neighborhood bakeries create an array of legendary fresh-baked breads and sweets, as well as specialty items during the holidays. Great Harvest mills its whole wheat daily. The fresh flour is used within two days to guarantee the best taste and nutritional value.

The Annapolis Great Harvest bakery is located at 208 Ridgely Avenue. Pre-orders for hot-out-of-the-oven December gifts can be made by calling 410-268-4662 or in-person. Bakery hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit or find us on faceboook at