Bowl of granola with blueberries.

Our Story

Michele's Granola founder and owner

In my early 20s, I spent a special coastal New England summer waiting tables and devouring fresh-baked granola bars from the neighborhood bakery. When I returned home to Maryland, I missed the granola even more than the beach, and began experimenting with my own homemade cereal.

Many years later, I am happy to be able to share my crunchy creations so widely with so many happy customers! All of our products are still handmade from scratch and packaged with love in our Maryland kitchen.

Our commitment to making the very best granola in the very best way possible is not only what sets us apart, it’s our reason for being.

Enjoy! Michele

Our Values

Smiling employee, making a new batch of granola.
Small batch, handmade.

Make Delicious Granola

Simply put, Michele's Granola is delicious! All of our products are handmade in small batches from scratch. YES! Real people mix every batch, bake every pan and quality check every bag before shipping it out for your enjoyment.

Our ingredients are clean, simple and wholesome, and our flavors are traditional yet unique. And our kitchen is full of smiles and laughter. Our products are fresh-baked and have a texture that really sets us apart from other packaged granolas. We invite you to enjoy crispy, crunchy, flavorful bite after bite. 

(Photo: Making granola by hand in our bakery, 2019)

Windmill structures made from sunflower seeds and oatmeal.
Baked with wind power

Make It Green

We are committed to renewing our Earth’s resources:

Our bakery facility is powered with 100% Wind Power certified by Green-e, the most rigorous certification in the renewable energy industry.

We purchase carbon offsets from a regional landfill project to balance the greenhouse gas emissions from our delivery vehicles.

We recycle or compost over 80% of our production materials and compost 100% of our food waste.

We source GMO-free and organic ingredients, locally when we can, to support healthy farming practices and long-term environmental sustainability.

Our corrugated case packaging is 100% recyclable and is certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative certified fiber sourcing certification.

We upcycle 65% of the cardboard that comes into our facility into shredded packing material to protect mail order shipments, which is reusable and 100% recyclable for our customers. We also seal those packages with recyclable paper tape.

Group of people harvesting fresh vegetables from a farm
Give One for Good Food logo

Make It Matter

As part of our commitment to creating positive social change through our business, Michele’s Granola created the Give One for Good Food® program, through which we donate 1% of all granola and muesli sales to organizations that are leading the way towards a healthier, more equitable food system.

Learn About the Program

Our Team

Alex, Human Resources Manager
My favorite flavor is Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola
Alex

Human Resources Manager

Amelia, Bakery Production Associate
My favorite flavor is Michele's Original Granola
Amelia

Bakery Production Associate

Anthony, Packaging Associate
My favorite flavor is Cherry Chocolate Granola
Anthony

Packaging Associate

Aster, Plant Sanitor
My favorite flavor is Michele's Original Granola
Aster

Plant Sanitor

Brian, Packaging Associate
My favorite flavor is Cinnamon Raisin Granola
Brian

Packaging Associate

Brittany, Food Safety Manager
My favorite Michele's Granola variety is Salted Maple Pecan
Brittany

Food Safety Manager

Cara, Baker
My favorite flavor is Almond Butter Granola
Cara

Job Title

Caroline, Baker
My favorite flavor is the winter seasonal Cranberry Pecan Granola
Caroline

Baker

Chandler, Sales Representative
My favorite flavor is Toasted Muesli
Chandler

Sales Representative

Chloe, Head Baker
My favorite flavor is Michele's Original Granola
Chloe

Head Baker

Cierra, Bakery Production
My favorite flavor is Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola
Cierra

Bakery Production Associate

David, Head Baker
My favorite flavor is Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola
David

Head Baker

Daylan, Packaging Associate
My favorite flavor is Cherry Chocolate Granola
Daylan

Packaging Associate

Dimitri, Bakery Production Associate
My favorite Michele's Granola variety is Salted Maple Pecan
Dimitri

Bakery Production Associate

Eric, Bakery Production Associate
My favorite flavor is Almond Butter Granola
Eric

Bakery Production Associate

Jerrell, Assistant Packaging Supervisor
My favorite flavor is Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola
Jerrell

Packaging Supervisor

Julia, Business Administrator
My favorite flavor is Almond Butter Granola
Julia

Business Administrator

Kathy, Production Manager
My favorite flavor is Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola
Kathy

Production Manager

Katie, Bakery Production Associate
Cocoa Chocolate Chip Granola is my favorite Michele's variety
Katie

Bakery Production Associate

Kelly, Human Resources Manager
My favorite flavor is Michele's Ginger Hemp Granola
Kelly

Human Resources Manager

LaShawn, Packaging Associate
My favorite Michele's Granola variety is Salted Maple Pecan
LaShawn

Packaging Associate

Lauren, Marketing Manager
The team loves Toasted Muesli
Lauren

Marketing Manager

Lidys, Packaging Associate
My favorite flavor is Cherry Chocolate Granola
Lidys

Packaging Associate

Melinda, Baker
My favorite flavor is Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola
Melinda

Baker

Michael, Warehouse Associate
My favorite flavor is Michele's Original Granola
Michael

Warehouse Associate

Michele, Founder and Owner
My favorite flavor is Michele's Original Granola
Michele

Founder & Owner 

Oliver, CEO
My favorite flavor is Cinnamon Raisin Granola
Oliver

CEO

Paul, Director of Operations
My favorite flavor is Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola
Paul

Director of Operations

Philip, Dishwasher
My favorite flavor is Cherry Chocolate Granola
Philip

Dishwasher

Ryan, Bakery Production Supervisor
My favorite Michele's Granola variety is Salted Maple Pecan
Ryan

Bakery Production Supervisor

Sam, Senior Materials Manager
Cocoa Chocolate Chip Granola is my favorite Michele's variety
Sam

Senior Materials Manager

Samantha, Packaging Associate
My favorite flavor is Cherry Chocolate Granola
Samantha

eCommerce Packaging Associate

Stew, Delivery Driver
My favorite flavor is Michele's Original Granola
Stewart "Stew"

Delivery Driver 

Tony, Sales and Distribution Manager
My favorite flavor is Michele's Ginger Hemp Granola
Tony

National Sales & Distribution Manager

Tyrone, Packaging Associate
My favorite flavor is Cinnamon Raisin Granola
Tyrone

Packaging Associate

William, Warehouse Manager
My favorite Michele's Granola variety is Salted Maple Pecan
William

Warehouse Supervisor