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National Pie Day celebration

For pie lovers, January 23 was like Christmas, July 4th, and their birthday all rolled into one. It was National Pie Day, the annual day to celebrate pie and the tasty comfort it brings.

On Pie Day, the Grand Traverse Pie Company gave away thousands of free slices of fruit pie with every purchase at all of their 15 locations.

The celebration had special meaning for GT Pie because it gave the Grand Traverse Pie Company another chance to celebrate and honor the beautiful state of Michigan, where 14 of the 15 pie shops are located. GT Pie Co. uses fruit made in Michigan, and much of the ingredients for their pies are manufactured and grown in the Great Lakes State.

“We are serving Michigan fruit pie for National Pie Day as a salute to our Michigan business and agriculture,” stated Mike Busley, founder of Grand Traverse Pie Company. “Michigan has a great bounty of natural resources and commodities to be extremely proud of. We are thrilled to serve up the comforts of pie with a Pure Michigan twist,” Busley went on to say.


11 thoughts on “National Pie Day celebration”

  1. Art Hartig says:

    I am a weekly visitor and have been ever since the Okemos Grand Traverse Pie Co. opened.

    Art & Mary Hartig

  2. gary bumb says:

    I heard about this company on fox news and thought i would try and win a pie

  3. gary bumb says:

    i heard this is the best pie company and ws hoping to win one thanks

  4. Kathy Oaks says:

    Just heard about this company on Fox and Friends, sounds amazing!!

  5. Kevin from Kentucky says:

    Love your pie and love Traverse City. Saw your National Pie Day promo on FoxNews this a.m. I decided to try and win a pie for my wonderful in-laws in Chicagoland, two of America’s greatest pie eaters! Promptly went to Michigan.org then to your site, but there’s no way for email-only folks to register!!! I hope they sleep in today and miss your promo!!!

  6. Me Oh My…… I love your Pies!!!!!!!!!

  7. Dianne McIntyre says:

    So … do I simply submit this comment to be entered? I’d like one of your pies! Thank you.

  8. jackson hedrick says:

    more pie , please

  9. Thought I heard about awarding a pie an hour while listening to FOX news this morning to emailers – did I hear wrong? I’d love to get in on the offering if it’s out there!

  10. yvonne c mcclure says:

    Saw you on fox and friends. Would love to win a cherry pie

  11. Susan Rothfuss says:

    We love your pies-all of them from Apple to Chicken to Peach, to Cherry, to Blueberry – well you get the idea. Cherry crumb top please! :-)))))

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