Mark Dyck





The blog is my Whole Self Home Base,
where all the aspects of my life come together through my writing.

It’s like a bread recipe - bring a wide variety of ingredients together and create something way better than the individual parts.

You’ll find riffs on community and connection, musings on baking and fermentation, reflections on travel experiences and much more.



Rise Up! #43: Jeff McCarthy of Breadservice in Greensboro, NC

Photo via    Breadservice    on Instagram

Photo via Breadservice on Instagram


Jeff McCarthy is bringing the good stuff to the people of Greensboro, North Carolina while balancing life as a stay at home dad, which is pretty darn remarkable. He’s finished his first market season and is getting a subscription business going to boot.

Although Jeff is fairly new to bread production, he’s an old hand in the food world, having trained as a pastry chef and worked in big and small kitchens (though not as small as his home kitchen!)

In this episode, I get the scoop on Jeff’s journey in baking and in life and we take a really good run at why exactly we do what we do.

Plus, there are answers to our last Question of the Week and a brand new question too. So come on now - you gotta hear this one!

Here’s a link to the show page, or just use the handy player below (which may or may not show up via email!)

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