Inside the Bucket

How Bucket & Bay saved 8,263 lbs from the landfills... and why it matters

How Bucket & Bay saved 8,263 lbs from the landfills... and why it matters

In 1.5 years we’ve composted 8,263 lbs of food waste! Here is the story ... from lemon rinds to coffee grinds! Bucket & Bay's gelato is “Small ...

Bucket & Bay Honored to be 1 of 100 Top Rated Small Businesses in the US

Bucket & Bay Honored to be 1 of 100 Top Rated Small Businesses in the US

Many thanks to you, our great customers! We have been selected to represent New Jersey at the Yelp Coast-to-Coast event at Yelp HQ in San Franci...

5 things I was surprised to learn about milk

5 things I was surprised to learn about milk

Cows have evolved as ruminants, with special stomachs to digest grass, not corn, or soy. Milk is the foundation of our creative gelato i...

A REAL CUP OF COFFEE, YOUNG, FRESH, MODCUP STYLE

A REAL CUP OF COFFEE, YOUNG, FRESH, MODCUP STYLE

(PART 2 conversation with modcup) In Part 1, we looked at how modcup selects the best coffee beans from around the world. In Part 2 we continue the...

You have a nose for wine ... But are you ready for coffee?

You have a nose for wine ... But are you ready for coffee?

(PART 1 Conversation with modcup) As we are preparing to open our craft gelato café, Bucket & Bay, one of the most amazing things that has ha...

JERSEY CITY is BIG on COFFEE

JERSEY CITY is BIG on COFFEE

One Monday evening, 100 years ago… bags of coffee are being loaded to the train. The smell of coffee permeats the air in Jersey City.  Bu...

Craft Gelato - Naming Conundrum

Craft Gelato - Naming Conundrum

In retrospect it all looks easy peasy. It should be. We have come up with two great names for our daughters, so how can this be difficult? But, o...

Life Pops: The role of Gelato in our lives

Life Pops: The role of Gelato in our lives

Hi. I'm Jen, the owner and gelato maker in chief of Bucket & Bay Craft Gelato Co.  Super-excited and terrified in the same breath, I am march...