Former Newry Farmer's Daughter Has Made Baked Goods From Scratch For 30 Years
September 2, 2021
Lisa Becker has known all her life what hard work is about. Becker grew up in Newry, the daughter of Bill Hite, who owned a farm.
In 1979, while working on the farm, she learned various aspects of baking, decorating, dough making, and other jobs related to the baking business. To move on to a higher position, Becker had to have 1,000 hours in learning the job she wanted to do.
While working at Jethro’s in Altoona, Becker paid attention to how the dessert area was handled. Little by little, she learned how to make many desserts. At this time, Becker also worked food shows at Seven Sprin...