Daily Grains
Building a Bakery and Connecting Local Grain Movements Nationally

We’re building a bakery and mill from scratch in Lafayette, Colorado and following the stories of a growing community of farmers, millers, bakers, chefs, brewers, distillers, researchers, advocates, and eaters to raise awareness of their efforts and to regrow regional grain economies

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By Paul Bonneville
posted January 25th, 2023

By Paul Bonneville
posted November 3rd, 2022
We had a busy and successful event!

Bakery Update for July 27, 2022
By Ashley Overstreet
posted July 27th, 2022

Recent News Feed Posts

News, information and inspiration from the baking industry and grain chain organizations across the country.
"The Mill Makes Us Manresa Bread"
via YouTube
Posted December 15, 2022 12:10 am by Paul Bonneville
“It doesn't look like much…” - Jones Farms Organics
via Instagram
Posted November 13, 2022 9:56 pm by Paul Bonneville
Meet the Midwestern Bakers and Farmers Working to Rebuild a Local Grainshed
via Modern Farmer
Posted October 30, 2022 2:58 pm by Paul Bonneville
Ardent Mills survey finds major consumer interest in ancient grains
via bake magazine
Posted October 9, 2022 2:18 pm by Paul Bonneville
PBS12 Presents: Farm to Faucet
via PBS
Posted September 25, 2022 10:27 pm by Paul Bonneville
Cultivation Station podcast: Colorado Grain Chain
via Colorado Department of Agriculture
Posted September 24, 2022 12:04 pm by Paul Bonneville
Douglas County commissioners meet again about controversial San Luis Valley water project
via The Colorado Sun
Posted September 22, 2022 8:46 pm by Paul Bonneville
USDA Wants Farmers to Increase Double-Cropping
via The Food Institute
Posted September 21, 2022 7:58 pm by Paul Bonneville
Organic farming finds its niche: Boulder County remains proving ground for healthy, pesticide-free production
via Daily Camera
Posted September 18, 2022 9:38 pm by Paul Bonneville
Filling gaps in our food system
via Boulder Weekly
Posted September 15, 2022 11:42 pm by Paul Bonneville

Recent Grain Chain Map Additions

Inspirational organizations we've recently added to our Grain Chain database and map.
Manresa Bread
Los Gatos, California
Bakery, Miller
Fresh-milled flour is at the heart of what we do. It's easy to open up a bag of flour, but we believe the nuanced flavor, balanced sweetness, and greater nutrition makes the extra step worth it.
Added December 15th, 2022
A & J King Artisan Bakers
Salem, Massachusetts
Jackie and Andy King met at the New England Culinary Institute, after which they moved to Portland, ME to pursue their careers in baking. After training at the Standard Baking Co., they decided to move to the North Shore of Massachusetts to try their hand at the bakery business. A
Added October 1st, 2022
Spruce House Bread
Centennial, Colorado
When made the way your ancestors made it, bread is more flavorful and easier to digest. That’s why we do what we do.
And when your ingredient list is as short as ours, having high quality and fresh sources is incredibly important. That’s why we seek out local and organic ingredients whenever possible.
All our breads are (currently) hand mixed and shaped by Jeff Nixon at his home in Centennial, CO
Added September 25th, 2022
Golden Organics
Denver, Colorado
With over 40 years of experience in the industry we strive to source the best ingredients from reputable sources.  Our products consist of single-item ingredients that are unprocessed with no additives.  We have the largest selection of organic specialty ingredients ranging from whole grains, flours, legumes, nuts, seeds, oils, sweeteners, spices, and dried fruit.
Added September 21st, 2022
Flag Leaf Bakery
Antrim, New Hampshire
We are a small bakery in southern New Hampshire specializing in laminated pastries and naturally leavened, grain forward hearth loaves.
Added September 7th, 2022