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A neighborhood sourdough microbakery and workshop

in the heart of Washington DC

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Meet your baker

Like many others, I turned to sourdough baking to pass the time as the COVID pandemic swept across the globe. It was cathartic, and nothing brought me more joy than seeing friends and family cherishing my bread, especially when close contact wasn't possible.


Thousands of loaves later, I started Capitol Jill Baking to share my bread with neighbors and do a little good for the community. In that spirit, proceeds from each weekly bake are donated to local nonprofit organizations. To date, the CJB community has supported close to 30 local organizations, including Access Youth, ONE DC, School Justice Project, Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Dreaming Out Loud, Voices For A Second Chance, Reach Incorporated...and I can't wait to add more to the list.


Thank you for your support! It's my honor to be baking for you.

Jill Nguyen

Meet Jill
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How to order

Weekly pre-order opens on Sundays at noon for Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday pick-ups. Additional pick-up days and special occasion bakes will be announced in advanced. Please sign up for my email list or the text list on Hotplate to be the first to hear.


Pick-up is in Capitol Hill, near 14th St and Pennsylvania Ave SE. Exact location and information will be included in your order confirmation.

For custom orders, please send an email request in advance (at least 2 weeks).

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