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Curated research on bakeries, food systems and grain chains.
Here we share the ongoing market research we are doing for our bakery as well as work being done regional grain economies (so we can source as much locally as possible). These mini-posts represent some of our homework and inspirations that help guide some of our business decisions. We aggregate news from dozens of sources on a weekly basis.

Rebuilding Our Local Grain Economy

via Edible Denver, Boulder, Ft. Collins
Posted September 26, 2021 1:03 am by Paul Bonneville
Wonderful article from our local version of Edible magazine covering the background of the Colorado Grain Chain. If you are getting into the Front Range grain scene or if you just want an example of what is behind these national movements around rebuilding local and regional food systems, this is a good place to start.

Online Resources for Sourcing Smaller Local Mills Across the US

via Amy Halloran's website
Posted August 12, 2021 12:21 am by Paul Bonneville
I just came across this page on Amy Halloran's website as I kicked off my new nightly grain data research. There is a pretty healthy list of local grain mills and other businesses selling grains and flour across the US. She also links to a couple of other online directories.

Midwest Regional Grain Chain, Illustrated

via Artisan Grain Collaborative
Posted August 8, 2021 4:26 pm by Paul Bonneville
The Artisan Grain Collaborative is focused on rebuilding the grain chain in the Midwest. They've posted a great illustration laying out the conceptual framework for classifying the various organizations and community members involved in their efforts to strengthen their regional grain chain and local food system.
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