Another addition to our local food supply! I stopped at a market stand on the way home from picking up my dairy and eggs to get some corn and they had LOCALLY grown and ground wheat flour. Its hard, red winter wheat. I'm very excited to try a loaf and a batch of local haskap muffins. Maybe even a batch of pasta.
Several of the larger farms and ranches in the area have been purchased by Mennonite families. This is one of them. It is so good to see the acreages in food production when some of them have been laying fallow for a few years.
They were selling oats and oat flour last week and I was disappointed to learn that it was from a family member in another province. Great product but still not local. So I'm just thrilled to get this flour.
Their corn that I had stopped for is excellent as well. My friend who was with me has a freeze drier so she is going to dry some and try grinding it for making corn bread. I look forward to trying that, too. Although, it is probably a different type of corn that is used for making corn meal and corn flour products. Not this super sweet fresh eating variety.
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