Simpler times, natural ingredients, and a lot of hard work.

Hard Winter Bread Co. | Lakefield, Ontario

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Hard Winter Bread Company - Lakefield, Ontario - Wood-fire bread, bagels, and more

Wood-Fired Bread

From country white to multigrain, focaccia, baguettes, and more, our selection of wood-fired sourdough breads are baked fresh and ready for your enjoyment.

Hard Winter Bread Company - Lakefield, Ontario - Wood-fire bread, bagels, and more

Wood-Fired Bagels

Our time living in Montreal is when we truly understood the makings of a perfect bagel. They need to be handmade, and they must be wood-fired.

Hard Winter Bread Company - Lakefield, Ontario - Wood-fire bread, bagels, and more

Hard Winter Kitchen

Biscotti, brownies, muffins, and more. We're always baking up something new in the Hard Winter kitchen! Is your mouth watering yet?

It is our belief at Hard Winter Bread Company that when you combine the right knowledge, natural ingredients and lots of hard work great things will happen, and so that’s what we strive for.

Our rustic sourdough breads and pastries are all prepared fresh and baked in our hand-built, wood-fired bread oven. Throughout the year you can find us in specialty food shops and restaurants in the Kawarthas and at local farmers’ markets, Saturday in Peterborough and Thursday in Lakefield. We look forward to meeting you and bringing you and your family years of good eating.

Hard Winter Bread Company - Lakefield, Ontario - Wood-fire bread, bagels, and more

Allergies & Dietary Restrictions

Many of our breads are vegan (not containing cheese, eggs, or any dairy) however there are some exceptions. Please speak with us about any dietary restrictions and we can help guide you to the right products for you. Additionally, although we carry some ‘gluten free’ products, if you have a severe allergy of any form (including gluten, wheat, eggs, dairy, nuts and other common allergies) our bakery and products are unfortunately not for you and we strongly recommend not buying or consuming them. There is always the potential for cross contamination in our kitchen.