Our owner Rachel Hougen started off as a young adult wanting to follow her passion for pastries. After her culinary college education, she became a pastry chef in the area who still wanted a little more sweetness in her life. Taking a chance in July of 2014, she opened Semi-Sweets with the help of her family and friends. To this day, we make our baked goods in small batches to ensure the best products possible. We take pride in our products and want each order to be better than the last.
We are located in the southwest corner of the Flint Farmers' Market, which offers a wide variety of vendors and entertainment from local craft vendors to great local food demonstrations and musical performances. The Market is a great place to be year-round!
We participated in the Flint Food Works incubator program, which helped us get started. They provide the commercial kitchen space that we used daily.
In November 2019, Rachel Hougen launched the Storefront in Flushing. This building offers a full bakery, retail space, and classroom. (Temporarily closed due to Covid-19)