Alvarado Street Bakery Named Great Place to Work® on the 2013 Best Small & Medium Workplaces List

Petaluma, CA, September 21, 2013 --( Great Place to Work Institute named Alvarado Street Bakery #23 on their annual Best Small & Medium Workplaces in the USA list which is published in FORTUNE Magazine. They were selected from hundreds of companies across the country in a process that consisted of employee questionnaires and a workplace audit. Great Place to Work® evaluates each company that submitted an application using methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.

Alvarado Street Bakery, a worker owned and operated cooperative bakery in Petaluma, CA, was especially pleased to receive this award. They will use this honor as an opportunity to promote their co-op as an example of how alternative business structures can excel in the workplace.

To see the 2013 Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust workplace culture, visit and to learn more about Alvarado Street Bakery, please visit

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list.

About Alvarado Street Bakery
Alvarado Street Bakery is a solar-powered, cooperatively owned bakery in Petaluma, CA that has been making Breads, Bagels, Buns and Tortillas made with Organic Sprouted Wheat since 1978. Alvarado Street Bakery products are sold in grocery stores and natural food stores nationally and internationally.
Alvarado Street Bakery
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