by Tara Morgan
Health food enthusiasts might recognize Dave Dahl from the muscly, guitar-wielding illustration on the package for his “killer” bread.
But most don’t know that the Milwaukie, Ore., whole-grain entrepreneur was once a convicted felon. After getting his act together and starting a successful bread business, Dahl now travels the Northwest sharing his tale of redemption with at-risk teens.
Following a couple of speaking engagements, Dahl will shake hands with fans at some sampling events sprinkled across the valley this weekend. During the events, all varieties of Dave’s Killer Bread will be discounted by $1. And along with ample samples, there will be T-shirts, coloring books and other promotional merchandise handed out.
-Today, Friday, April 13, Dahl will be at the Boise Co-op demo counter from 3:30-5 p.m. According to the Co-op’s Facebook page, there will be “bread and inspiration to spare.”
-On Saturday, April 14, the Killer Bread crew will book it to Fred Meyer in Meridian at 1850 E. Fairview Ave. Samples will be distributed from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Dahl will be onsite from noon-2 p.m.
-And finally, on Sunday, April 15, the gang will be at Rosauers at 2986 N. Eagle Road in Meridian from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Again, Dahl will be present from noon-2 p.m.
Here's a video BW shot of Dahl speaking to local students in September of 2011.