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Field Trip to the Historic Bale Grist Mill

One of northern California’s great historical sites, the Bale Grist Mill in Napa is not only a wonderful and informative resource about stone milling but also an important part of the settling of wine country and northern California’s history with grain growing….

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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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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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