About Brian Medford 

Baker, teacher, Southerner, and owner of Idlewild Biscuits and Bakes

Brian is from the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. He is a grandma taught baker who honed his baking skills while apprenticing in professional bakeries in Seattle, WA. Brian delights in simple and handcrafted Southern cooking and baking. He believes rustic is beautiful, seasonal is best, and the way your momma made it is the right way. 

Idlewild Biscuits and Bakes is located in Astoria, Oregon. 

Brian is a staff instructor at The Pantry in Seattle and he teaches classes and is on the Board of at the North Coast Food Web in Astoria.