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Traverse City filmmakers premiering “Connected by Coffee”

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in News, Traverse City | 0 comments

Connected By Coffee, an independent documentary, makes its world premiere in Traverse City, MI on Earth Day, April 22, 2014 at The State Theatre. The film will tell the story of Latin American coffee farmers and how our daily brew is deeply connected to that region’s troubled past and hopeful future. Connected By Coffee is produced by Stone Hut Studios, a film company helmed by husband and wife team of Aaron and Chelsea Dennis and dedicated to creating “films for a better world.” Director Aaron Dennis says, “Worldwide, over 1.6...

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March is Food and Agriculture Month in Michigan

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 in Michigan First, News | 0 comments

Each year, states across the nation recognize March as a time to celebrate the importance of food and agriculture as it provides almost everything we eat and use each day. As part of that celebration, Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed March ‘Food and Agriculture Month’ in Michigan. “Michigan’s food and agriculture businesses are on the grow – generating $96 billion in total economic activity each year. Food and agriculture are going to continue to be a rock-star industry for the next 10-20 years because of export opportunities,”...

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Pi = Pie for the love of Michigan agriculture, education, and pie

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Michigan First, News | 0 comments

For the love of Michigan agriculture, education, and pie, we’ve developed this infographic to celebrate Pi Day, March 14th. Click on the image to see the full-size...

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Grand Traverse Pie Company Celebrates ‘National Pie Day’ with Allegra FootPrint Fund Awards to Non-Profits

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in News, Pie Blog | 1 comment

Grand Traverse Pie Company (GT Pie) will celebrate the delicious comforts of PIE during National Pie Day on Thursday, January 23, 2014. National Pie Day was created by the American Pie Council. As part of our American heritage, this day is a perfect opportunity to pass on the comforts of pie and celebrate one of America’s favorite foods – Pie. To celebrate the Power of Pie in our Portage Community GT Pie is teaming up with Allegra Print and Imaging of Portage to honor nonprofits in the community. Grand Traverse Pie Company will be...

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Pie lovers will get free slices and more on National Pie Day, January 23

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in News | 1 comment

Grand Traverse Pie Company will celebrate the delicious comforts of PIE during National Pie Day on Thursday, January 23, 2014. National Pie Day was created by the American Pie Council. As part of our American heritage, this day is a perfect opportunity to pass on the comforts of pie and celebrate one of America’s favorite foods – Pie. Each Grand Traverse Pie Company location will be serving up a FREE SLICE of Michigan fruit pie with any purchase all day on ‘Pie Day.’ “We are PIE people and we’re proud to serve the delicious...

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New Pie Dough Club offers rewards for purchases at Grand Traverse Pie Co.

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Featured, News | 13 comments

New Pie Dough Club offers rewards for purchases at Grand Traverse Pie Co.

How can eating delicious food get any better? How about earning rewards for eating delicious food? Our new Pie Dough Club allows you to earn “Pie Dough” each time you spend at any of our participating Grand Traverse Pie Company locations. It’s free to join and you can earn your “dough” in many ways, with a card or even on our new mobile app! What you Get A FREE slice of pie when you register your card. Go to one of our participating Pie Shop locations and redeem! (Expires 30 days after the reward is issued and...

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Mario Batali expected to feature GT Pie Co. pie on ABC’s “The Chew”

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in News | 1 comment

It’s no secret that celebrity chef and Leelanau County summer resident Mario Batali, takes great delight in enjoying a slice of the region’s signature cherry pie every now and again. The pie often touted as Mario’s favorite, is Grand Traverse Pie Company’s Cherry Crumb Pie – the Signature Cherry Pie of the National Cherry Festival. Taking his love for the pie a step further, Mario is expected to tout the extraordinary taste of the pie during the Fall premier of ABC TV’s ‘The Chew’ this Monday, September 9th. Grand Traverse Pie...

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Up North Getaway contest winner looking forward to Northern Michigan visit

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in News, Pie Blog, Traverse City | 3 comments

Last summer, Katie Wibking and her husband spent a week on beautiful Lake Michigan hanging out with friends and enjoying their wedding festivities.  The trip was made all the better when Katie stumbled upon Grand Traverse Pie Co. while exploring downtown Traverse City. During the trip, Katie and her husband ate at the Pie Co. no less than four times, and they even brought a pie home as a (quickly devoured) souvenir! When the Pie Company ran their Up North Getaway Contest this last May, Katie eagerly entered. When she was notified that she...

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Petoskey Pie Shop under new ownership

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013 in News, Pie Blog | 2 comments

Petoskey Pie Shop under new ownership

You think you’re busy? Amy Westphal probably has you beat, and she does it all with a positive attitude. Westphal took over as owner of the Grand Traverse Pie Company in Petoskey on April 26. Operating a restaurant is a daunting task for anyone, but Amy has transitioned to it pretty well. She’s used to juggling schedules, meeting deadlines, handling a crisis or two, and doing it all while having to make sure everyone around her is happy. You see, Amy was a stay-at-home Mom for more than three decades, and she’s raised (or is...

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GT Pie Co. pies available online from FoodyDirect

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Food, News, Pie Blog | 2 comments

GT Pie Co. pies available online from FoodyDirect

When a few folks who love good food hosted a Super Bowl party a few years ago, they ordered some seafood from a restaurant in New England. The seafood was shipped across the country, was a big hit at the party, and FoodyDirect was soon born. FoodyDirect is a website that scours the United States for great food that’s available via delivery. Grand Traverse Pie Co. pies are proud to part of FoodyDirect, sitting alongside other tasty dishes from other corners of the country in many categories. The website doesn’t just offer menu items...

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