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Honored By Metro Louisville
Mayor Greg Fischer Honor Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company.
Georgia's Sweet Potato Pie Co. Featured
Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company was highlighted as minority-owned buisness of the month during LouCity game.
Dawn Urrutia Featured in Passion Profile
Blog Written by Glad Doggett
“Dawn Urrutia didn’t start out as a co-owner of a successful company and nonprofit. She didn’t begin with a team of helpers, media attention, and corporate support. No, her real story is far less glamorous.
When she started dreaming of creating a nonprofit, she had no idea that baking pies would be the magic she needed.”
Georgia's Listed as 5 New Louisville Restaurants to Try
Words by Lennie Omalza
May 18, 2021
“Unsurprisingly, her sweet treat offerings include various versions of sweet potato pie, but the Georgia’s menu also boasts sweet potato cookies, cupcakes, muffins, and even an ice cream sandwich. The most popular picks, she says, are the traditional pies as well as the cheesecake.”
See Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Co. in the Kentucky Derby Ford Commercial
Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company featured in the above Ford commercial during the May 1, 2021 Kentucky Derby coverage on NBC.
Georgia's at Thorntons Non-Profit Community Store
Words by John Lofstock
April 13, 2021
“Known for supplying sweet potato products, the Urrutia’s also use Georgia’s as a way to support the communities it operates in by donating books to children in a project called Pies with Purpose. Thorntons guests can support this important project by purchasing Georgia’s sweet potato pies, cheesecakes, brownies and cookies.”
WDRB Thorntons Grand Opening in West Louisville
Words by Dalton Godbey
April 13, 2021
“Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company, located on Bardstown Road, will be one of the first black-owned products to be featured in the store. “People need to see the people that look like them,” Georgia’s owner Dawn Urrutia said. “They know a person who looks like them has made that product.” “
WLKY Thorntons Grand Opening in West Louisville
Words by Stephon Dingle
April 13, 2021
“The store will operate as a sustainable not-for-profit venture that will be open seven days a week. The caveat is that the store will feature products from local minority-owned businesses like Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company.”
Highlight on Georgia's During COVID
Words by Stephanie Wolf
February 28, 2021
“Dawn Urrutia, co-owner of Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company, did something almost unimaginable during the pandemic.
She and her husband moved their sweets business from a farmers market to its own brick-and-mortar shop off Bardstown. They opened Jan 23, with a line of customers “down the block.” “
BHM: Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company
February 24, 2021
“Half-melted snow covered the grass leading up to Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company at 1559 Bardstown Road. As I was walking up the steps — trying not to slip on any ice — I couldn’t help but notice the yard signs that read “FREE children’s books,” placed right in front of the store.”
WHAS 11 Pi Day Celebration
“Dawn Urrutia and her husband Deyago started selling sweet potato pies at farmers markets. She wanted to start a non-profit, so she sold pies to help fund it. Sweet potato pies were an easy choice as a dessert to sell.”
“Owner Dawn Urrutia founded the company with her husband Deyago in 2017″… “But nonprofits need some kind of money coming in, so that’s when her niece suggested Urrutia should start selling pies.”
“LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Walk in the door at Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company and you’re instantly hit with the sugary smell of delicious desserts.”
“LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky family-owned business is celebrating the opening of their very first brick and mortar shop.”
Watch the ribbon cutting of the Bardstown road location from January 2021.
In 2018, USA TODAY selected Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company to have the Best Pie Shop in Kentucky.
Pies With A Purpose
Book of Love Collection
We encourage our Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Community to donate Infant, toddler, preschool, and elementary books that promotes Love, Inclusion, Acceptance, Character Building, Resilience, & Diversity. Donations can be delivered to all of our events and Farmer’s Markets.
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