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An historic jail building in Maine is repurposed to house a gristmill for processing locally grown grains.
An historic jail building in Maine is repurposed to house a gristmill for processing locally grown grains.
309 backers pledged $30,889 to help bring this project to life.

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    All contributors of $10 or more will receive a photo slide show of the renovation project and its accomplishments building a regional food hub- emailed to your inbox with a great big "thank you"!

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    One, oval "Knead Dough?" bumper sticker.

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    Beautiful black and white "Grist to the Mill" wood-block print carved by Skowhegan folk artist, Iver Lofving.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    Custom shipped 5lb. bag of fresh stone-milled whole wheat Maine Grains flour, and an oval "Knead Dough?" bumper sticker.

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    A late breaking reward for the first 5 backers that pledge $200 to get Maine Grains to the finish line, an abstract three-tone print by a Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture alumnus, Maya Hayuk. See a photo in my project update. Reward starts....NOW! (Easter Sunday, 10:00 pm).

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    Coffee table book depicting the jail renovation project and describing the building of a food hub in rural Skowhegan, Maine.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    First 24 Backers will receive one of the original five- inch iron skeleton keys from the old jailhouse door locks. A priceless piece of history!

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    Personalized wood-fired baking workshop in Maine with co-owner of the business, Michael Scholz using Maine Grains own flour -OR- your pick of stainless steel jailhouse furniture and fixtures (privies, hand washing sinks, mirrors) Must come pick up!

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