Tom Baker: The Starter

Tom Baker (yes, that IS his last name) is an artisan baker and uses a wood fired “Earth Oven” to bake bread. He runs his business Loaf, a bakery and cookery school, from his home in Stirchley, Birmingham, UK.
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One Small Company's Local Food Economy

When most people are asked about the “Local Food Economy,” they talk about local farmers, food hubs and CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture). It’s not often that they think of a small manufacturer. Jack Jenkins, manufacturer and marketer of Country Living Grain Mills, is a unique member of one of Washington’s local food economies.
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On the Road: Historic Grist Mill, Thorp WA

On our way to the Washington Tilth Producers Conference in Yakima, a sign on the freeway beckoned us to explore. Just minutes away, we were in standing in the middle of history. There are a few remaining historic mills in the state. You’ll find the Thorp Grist Mill, just off Interstate 90; about 10 miles northeast of Ellensburg.
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