Pie ‘pop-up’ benefits the Fishes & Loaves food pantry

Rachel Glick Sapper, Yoshi Fields and Adam Gillman came from the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village Nov. 21 bearing apples and willingness to help bake 84 pies to benefit the Fishes & Loaves Food Bank. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

NORTH CANAAN — How many people does it take to bake 84 pies in a day?

The answer on Nov. 21 was as many as 15, with peeling apples the most demanding chore.

It was a “pop-up” pie baking session at Pilgrim House, where the plan was to turn pies into cash to buy hams for Fishes & Loaves Food Bank clients.

Co-director Michele Wolfe said it has been her dream for several years to supplement the traditional turkey dinners with hams, but they could never afford to do it.

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