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Wedding pies make unique dessert

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Featured, News, Pie Blog | 3 comments

Wedding pies make unique dessert

Anyone can offer cake on their wedding day, but for something unique that your guests will remember (and savor), how about Wedding Pies? The Grand Traverse Pie Company is helping to set a new trend by catering pies for weddings. With the spring and summer wedding seasons fast approaching, now’s the time to think about what tasty dessert treats you’ll serve on your once-in-a-lifetime day. Some GT Pie locations offer a giant wedding pie in a large tin that produces pies ranging from 40 to 50 pounds! Contact your local Pie Shop to see...

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New items available for limited time starting in April

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in News, Pie Blog | 1 comment

New items available for limited time starting in April

It’s springtime at the Grand Traverse Pie Company. The GT Pie team has created a limited time menu filled with fresh flavors of the season. Making its debut this month, at each Grand Traverse Pie Company Shop are fresh new menu items chocked full of delectable flavors. The new ‘Salad Wraps’ are a fresh and healthy choice; each are loaded with crispy salad ingredients in a tasty tomato, spinach or wheat wrap- baked chicken is always a great accompaniment on any of the new wraps. Back by popular demand the tasty ‘Spinach Salad’ made...

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Calley helps celebrate math, food and agriculture on National Pi Day

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Community, News, Pie Blog | 2 comments

LANSING – In honor of National Pi Day, a day noted by math enthusiasts around the world on March 14, Lt. Governor Brian Calley joined the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), the Michigan State University (MSU) Product Center, Michigan Farm Bureau, and the Grand Traverse Pie Company in encouraging Michiganders to celebrate math, education, and agriculture. “Today, Michigan celebrates two things that are critical to our continued economic reinvention– education and agriculture. Both play key roles in our...

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Petoskey pie shop owner will honor former math teacher on Pi Day

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in News, Petoskey, Pie Blog | 2 comments

Petoskey pie shop owner will honor former math teacher on Pi Day

Almost everyone referred to Mike McLaren as “m2″, which was appropriate considering how passionate he was about numbers. A math teacher at Grand Blanc High School for more than 35 years, McLaren had a special relationship with his students that transcended the classroom. Among those students were Scott Byrd and his wife Jennifer, who now own the Grand Traverse Pie Company in Petoskey. In early March, the Byrds served pie from their shop at McLaren’s memorial service, honoring a request from their former teacher. “When...

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Free slice with purchase on Pi Day

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

Free slice with purchase on Pi Day

Calling all Michigan math lovers! In honor of the coolest mathematical day of the year – Pi Day, March 14 (3.14), Grand Traverse Pie Company has teamed up with Governor Rick Snyder and the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD), in encouraging Michiganders to celebrate math, education, and agriculture. As part of the statewide celebration of agriculture and education, every Grand Traverse Pie Company location will be serving up a FREE slice of Michigan fruit pie with any purchase during the entire day on Pi...

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Michigan Gov. Snyder proclaims March as Food and Agriculture Month

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Nationally and in states across the nation, March is a celebration of 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. “As we move into the growing season in Michigan, it is a perfect time to celebrate the diversity and abundance provided by our state’s 55,000 farmers,” said Snyder. “They not only provide us with food and fiber, but related businesses form the foundation...

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Grand Traverse Pie Company teams with Michigan Agriculture & Education to celebrate Pi Day

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in News, Pie Blog | 1 comment

Grand Traverse Pie Company teams with Michigan Agriculture & Education to celebrate Pi Day

Calling all Michigan math lovers! In honor of the coolest mathematical day of the year – Pi Day, March 14 (3.14), Grand Traverse Pie Company has teamed up with Governor Rick Snyder and the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD), in encouraging Michiganders to celebrate math, education, and agriculture. MDARD and Michigan Farm Bureau have partnered with the Michigan-based Grand Traverse Pie Company to commemorate Pi Day. As part of the statewide celebration of agriculture and education, every Grand Traverse Pie...

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Mario Batali takes to Twitter to share his love of our pie

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in News, Pie Blog | 1 comment

Mario Batali takes to Twitter to share his love of our pie

What goes best with one of Mario Batali’s favorite bottles of wine? Well, pie of course. The celebrity chef knows a little something about food and wine, and this week he took to Twitter to tell his more than 400,000 followers that he enjoys pie from the Grand Traverse Pie Company with one of his favorite pinot grigio’s. Batali, who has acheived tremendous success and fame through his restaurants, cookbooks, vineyard, and philanthropic efforts, tweeted out a photo of a cherry pie from the Grand Traverse Pie Co. along with a bottle...

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GT Pie Co. on 9&10 News for Pie Day preview

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in News, Pie Blog, Traverse City | 0 comments

GT Pie Co. on 9&10 News for Pie Day preview

Northern Michigan’s 9&10 News ran a story on Tuesday about National Pie Day and all of the ways pie lovers could get a free slice of pie (made with Michigan fruit!) on January 23. Northern Michigan’s News...

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GT Pie on Fox & Friends

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in News | 1 comment

GT Pie on Fox & Friends

The temperature may have been low, but the enthusiasm was “pie high” on Wednesday morning when Grand Traverse Pie Co. founder Mike Busley joined the Fox & Friends crew to celebrate National Pie Day. Busley and other members of the GT Pie Co. crew from Michigan were with host Steve Doocy outside the Fox studios on the street in New York City, handing our free slices of pie made with Michigan fruit. National Pie Day is held every January 23 to celebrate one of America’s favorite treats – pie. The Grand Traverse Pie...

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