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Leslie's Humble Pie

American Made Since 2011

Leslie Davidson

Valatie, New York
A pie bakery focused on using the finest seasonal ingredients from New York's Hudson Valley.
Food,
New York

Tell us about your business.

Our pies are handmade with the finest ingredients available, all sourced from New York’s Hudson Valley, where I was raised. The belief that these ingredients should be allowed to speak for themselves is the driving force behind our creations, and we think you’ll taste the difference. Our commitment to using the highest quality, natural ingredients and bringing them to you at peak freshness is what sets us apart.

What makes your business stand out?

My grandparents were fruit farmers in Columbia County, NY, and my grandmother Emily made a pie every single day for the family. She taught me not only the technique of pie-making, but also the guiding principles of the craft: respect the ingredients, work gently but with certainty, and take time to savor the result.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Believe in yourself. If you don't have confidence in your own idea, you can't expect anyone else to.
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Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 9, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

    Meet the judges
  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

    See the finalists
  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

    Join us for our annual event in New York City.

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