OUR STORY

sharon kyanka

My love for baking started as a child. I looked for any event or any opportunity that I could to bake something. Later, my father was diagnosed with Celiac Disease. That is when I turned my attention to gluten-free baking. The only products available at that time were not so appealing.   I strived to create items that were gluten free and tasted good.

With lots and lots of practice, I was able to come up with some gluten-free recipes that were much better tasting. Then, between going to culinary school and doing an internship at a 100% gluten-free bakery, I gained more confidence in my abilities and came up with more ideas. I then had a lifestyle change and wanted to create my own day-to-day recipes using only vegan ingredients as well.

My husband and I moved from Phoenix to Blacksburg, where we were welcomed by the community.  We started at the local farmers market and created this business called Sweet Rebellion. We quickly developed a loyal following. We are so thankful for the people in this community and their support, as they are the reason we were able to open our doors.

We invite you to stop by the bakery or farmers market and try our sweet treats! You’ll find a variety of products that we make on a regular basis, and we welcome special orders as well.

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you. Please get in touch with questions or custom order requests.

— Sharon and Jim Kyanka