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The Cookie That Berthed A Thousand Ships

Speaking to the question of ‘why local?’ Dr. Stephen Jones put it succinctly when he said:

It’s about community. It’s about not exporting our value, right? So it’s creating value within a community and keeping that value there.

Another way to answer this question is to taste the new line of cookies now being offered at all forty Whole Foods Markets in northern California using Community Grains flour….

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2014 Community Grains Conference [audio]

Audio recording of the 2014 Community Grains Conference now available. Listen here….

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2014 Grain Conference Resources

We have been overwhelmed by the response we’ve received to this weekend’s Grain Conference. It’s been hard to turn people away, but at this point tickets are officially sold out. For those of you who are attending & those of you who would like to follow along at home, here are some links to articles relevant to some of the topics we intend to cover on Sunday….

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2014 Community Grains Conference

2014 Conference on the Development of Our Local Whole-Grain Economy
Progress Report & To-Do List

When: Sunday, March 9, 2014, 10 AM to 4 PM
Where: Oliveto Restaurant, 5655 College Ave., Oakland California 94618…

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Attention Locovores!

We are excited to announce that Community Grains dried pastas and heirloom beans are now available through Good Eggs!

If you are not familiar, Good Eggs is a nifty lil’ outfit that is helping smaller, artisan food makers, farmers, and ranchers reach a wider customer base through…

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Bay Area Bites Features Community Grains

More press! KQED’s food blog Bay Area Bites has just published a great piece by Kelly O’Mara: The Whole Grain Revolution: What Does 100% Whole Wheat Mean?….

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Introducing ‘Old World White’ pastas

Our Old World White flour is Hard Amber Durum whole grain flour, stone-milled on a low temperature granite wheel in Woodland, CA. Less than 5% of the bran is sifted out and virtually all of the germ remains intact. This is how flour was milled for centuries before the advent of roller mills and how it is still done at many smaller, artisanal mills in Italy….

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Community Grains featured in San Francisco Magazine!

We are excited to see such a thorough, engaging, and well-informed article about our local grain movement in the August 2013 issue of San Francisco Magazine. Sara Deseran talks to many of the key players including our friends…..

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Community Grains in the New York Times and Mercury News

“Community Grains guarantees 100 percent whole grains in its nutty-tasting pastas, which are still delicate enough to seduce you into the whole-wheat pasta camp”…

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Wheat Tasting December 2012

For this year’s wheat tasting we outdid ourselves (perhaps overdid ourselves) with nineteen (NINE-TEEN!) different wheat varieties from farms in California as well as Oregon and Washington. Each variety was presented in three different applications: cooked whole grain wheat berries, flat bread, and pasta. Our goal…

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