How Skowhegan grew into Maine’s new bread basket

How Skowhegan grew into Maine’s new bread basket

How Skowhegan grew into Maine’s new bread basket by Whit Richardson SKOWHEGAN, Maine — A burgeoning industry focused on grain production in Somerset County was on display this week in Skowhegan. The Maine Grain Alliance hosted its sixth annual Kneading Conference on...
Craft Brewing, Malting

Craft Brewing, Malting

Kneading Conference gives rise to craft brewer’s plans for malt house Malt, a key ingredient in many beers, is only created by a handful of craft operations, a society Joel Alex, of Farmington, hopes to join. SKOWHEGAN — Joel Alex graduated from Colby College as...

Maine Magazine: A Bread Winner

A Bread Winner  EAT-July 2011 By Annemarie Ahearn  | Photographs by Stacey Cramp Two visionaries from Skowhegan set out to build a wooden gristmill with hopes of encouraging bakers to use locally produced grain.What emerged from their efforts was the Kneading...

Gourmet: BAKING FOR A BETTER WORLD

PUBLISHED IN GOURMET LIVE 09.28.11 Molly O’Neill talks to the founders and participants of Skowhegan, Maine’s Kneading Conference about how they’re trying to save the world, one loaf at a time It was just past 8 a.m. and Albie Barden’s well-pressed denim shirt was...

From These Tiny Grains

The Kneading Conference gathers the expert and the eager to celebrate and scrutinize bread—and to talk about building community by relocalizing food production Metroland by Amy Halloran on August 2, 2012 · 1 comment A copper mushroom cap with a tall smokestack on a...