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    2017 Annual Convention

      March 4-5, 2017 River’s Edge Convention Center St. Cloud, MN 56301 Register HERE (Public can view cakes, baked foods, and cake challenge with a $5 donation to the Upper Midwest Bakery Association’s Scholarship Fund. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.)   Attendee […]

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    Baking Seminar – Jan. 2017

    Baking Seminar Sunday, January 29, 2017   Located at Gregory’s Foods, 1301 Trapp Road, Eagan, MN 55121 9-2 p.m. (Check-in & Networking 8:30 a.m.) Lunch provide by Gregory’s. Note: Limited space available.   Register here: www.umba-bake.eventbrite.com Download Flyer Here.   What you will learn: Trouble […]

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    RBA Road Show comes to Minnesota! Oct. 2016

    RBA Roadshow Heads North On the road again, Minnesota here we come! If you haven’t been to an RBA Roadshow yet, consider making the trip North to Minnesota.  In one day you will receive information that help your bakery for years to come.  Whether you […]

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    Basic Cake Decorating Class – Aug. 2016

    Register here: www.umba-cake.eventbrite.com  

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    2016 Convention Contest Results

    2016 Annual Convention Results January 30-31, 2016   Cake Challenge: 1st Place: Jaime VanderWoude & Erika Youndahl – Jerry’s Foods 2nd Place: Megan Bignell & Kyle Baker – Blue Egg Bakery 3rd Place: Jessica Pehler & Keeann Cramer – Jerry’s Foods   Best of Show: Deco […]

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    2016 UMBA Annual Convention

    January 30 & 31, 2016 – Treasure Island Casino For more information contact us at UpperMidwestBakery@gmail.com or call (320) 296-1443. Download PDF Here. Attendee Convention Registration UMBA Cake Challenge UMBA Deco Cake – Sugar Art Contest Baked Foods Contest Hands-On Decorating Classes UMBA Scholarship Application […]

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    2015 Convention Winners

    Cake Challenge Winners: 1st Place – Robyn Hanisch – Hanisch Bakery and Coffeeshop 2nd Place – Jaime VanderWoude –  Jerry’s Foods 3rd Place- Keeann Cramer – Jerry’s Foods Baked Foods: Whole Grain 1st Place- Robin Dewitt – Blue Egg Bakery 2nd Place- Robin Dewitt – […]

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    New Executive Director – Jessica Artibee

    Jessica Artibee, hired in October 2014 as the Upper Midwest Bakery Association’s executive director, has been surrounded by the baking industry her entire life. Hailing from northern Michigan, Artibee has been volunteering at bakery conventions and events since her father, Clayton Artibee, became involved with […]

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    Cottage Industry Bakers and Decorators

    UMBA, WBA and RBA oppose all “Cottage Industry” Laws The Upper Midwest Bakery Association & Wisconsin Bakers Association stands in accord with the following statement from the Retail Bakers of America: RBA, UMBA, and WBA support all Cottage Industry Bakers and Decorators provided that the […]

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    2014 UMBA Annual Convention Recap

    UMBA Your Passport To the World of BAKING In addition to the Wind, Rain and Snow, here are some of the highlights of this year’s convention as many traveled the harsh winter conditions in Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakota’s to join their colleagues and friends […]

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