Bakery’s mission to feed underserved communities

Baltimore’s Black-owned business Crust By Mack is working to give low-income neighborhoods better food access.
2:09 | 09/21/20

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And we're back now on "Gma3" with a Baltimore woman's amazing accomplishment in the summer of covid, opening her own brand-new bakery with a lot of help from her extended family and a vision of what really feeds us. I have been a chef, I want to say, since I was like 6 years old. Where I grew up, we had a small section with fruit, strawberries, bananas, and some greens, and here I go to another zip code, they have aisles and aisles full of fresh, beautiful produce, poultry, many options to choose from. So greens don't grow in cans, I wrote that book to help them learn the nutritional value and origin of fresh fruits and post-covid, I created an e-book that's called "The food that keeps us close," as we were in quarantine and not able to go out with our families and be close with each other, I wanted to create something that still kept us close and food for me is the thing that does that. We were able to open crust the first weekend in June. When you come in, you're getting, hey, queen, how is your day, how is it going? My happy moments are always surrounded by food, I try to replicate that in our menu. Everything we do at crust, we're giving back, especially to minorities and women of color, I knee what it's like. I know what it's like to come from a place where there aren't really many mentors, you don't have lot of resources you're just trying to be somebody. As a black-owned business I'm hoping to set an example that it doesn't matter where you come from, or how much money you have, what you don't have, you can do anything you put your mind to, I'm hoping, especially little black girls across America, see that even if you don't have a lot you can still be a lot, you can still do a lot. I love that inspiring us all. Feeding our body and our soul with that message. Just ahead here on "Gma3" --

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