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My apologies. Flour is best used within 6 mos. April 2013 is the correct date. Happy baking!
Really excited about finally baking with my flour. I have a question though: the best by date on the label is incorrect. It shows a date that is before it was milled.
I'm assuming this isn't time travel flour, though that would be interesting! What is the real best by date?
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Thanks, everyone. I looked forward to keeping you all informed about our progress in the days and weeks ahead!
I am so proud and invigorated to be a part of this project along with several others I have helped fund! I hope you are as empowered as I as we forge ahead with our dreams!
I'm excited for you,for the Skowhegan community and the state of Maine. This is the type of project that makes us proud. I'd love to see Maine become the place where small, community-minded businesses flock to and thrive. Best of luck to you. I look forward to using your products in my own baking.
Congrats Amber! So glad to see the Grist Mill Project on Kickstarter!
So glad to see you reached your goal! Congratulations!
Good luck! My Mom lives in Maine and I saw your project on Kickstarter's homepage today, so..... serendipity! I love being able to help people, in my own small way, to follow their dream.
Way to go Grist Mill Project!! a project with GREAT community impact and success that will benefit many generations....NEXT!! also the Maine Grains Alliance's Kneading Conference and Artisan Bread Fair in Skowhegan ME. JULY 2012!!
Amy Halloran wrote about this campaign on the From Scratch Club blog today! Hopefully more people will back this AMAZING & VITAL Project! Christina Davis, Editor & Founder
READ POST HERE ---> http://fromscratchclub.com/2012/04/06/scaling-up-the-northeast-grain-system-a-kickstarter-campaign/
As I wrote on facebook: Mills are the link between veggie/grain farmers who grow the stuff, livestock farmers who need feed, bakers who want delicious local flours, microbreweries that make awesome local beers, and people like you and me who know that flour can be more delicious than the stuff that comes from anonymous sources in who knows where.
I love this project!
I attended one of the first Kneading Conferences and was thrilled with it as well as with the projects being talked about even then. I've been spreading the word about the conferences --they were great to begin with and they're getting better all the time. You are an inspiration to many and this is the start of something wonderful. Exciting initiatives like this make me so glad that I decided to return to my home state of Maine.
I visited the grist mill a few weeks ago with my Maine History class at Thomas College, and it was fascinating to see the equipment and how everything is coming together. I am really excited about using Maine grown AND milled grains in my own kitchen!
I have been sharing this Kickstarter page with Maine food-related Facebook pages, and I hope everybody else will share it, too. Spread the word!