Bird Rock

Breaking bread at Bird Rock's new Wayfarer Bread & Pastry

Breaking bread at Bird Rock's new Wayfarer Bread & Pastry

On the heels of raising nearly $10,000 over her goal amount for a Kickstarter campaign that ended in April, Crystal White has been working furiously to open the first brick and mortar shop for her business, Wayfarer Bread & Pastry.

A dream of hers since she was 11 years old, White opened the doors to her new bakery in Bird Rock in May after previous posts at Tartine bakery in San Francisco and co-founding Proof Bakery in Los Angeles. Her breads are naturally fermented and don't use any commercial yeast, giving the inside a chewy, custard-like interior, and creating a thick, crusty texture on the exterior.

White saw an energy building...

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