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Welcome to Northern New England Local Bread Wheat

The Northern New England Local Bread Wheat Project is a collaborative project among researchers, farmers, millers, and bakers in Vermont and Maine to help farmers increase production and quality of organic bread wheat through research, education, and networking.

Project coordinators:
Ellen Mallory
, University of Maine
Heather Darby
, University of Vermont


Maine Grain & Oilseed Website and Newsletter – from UMaine Extension!

2015 Winter Grain Conferences

March 13
2015 Maine Grain Conference
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (registration starts at 8:30pm)
Spectacular Events Center (395 Griffin Rd., near the airport)
Bangor, Maine
Pre-registration required.  Click here.

March 18
Vermont 11th Annual Grain Growers Conference
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The Essex Resort and Spa
Essex, Vermont

2015 Kneading Conference – July 30 & 31, Skowhegan Maine

Watch our video series: Bread Wheat in Denmark and Local Wheat in Quebec

For more, click “Project Updates

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University of Maine; University of Vermont Extension, Cultivating Healthy Communities

USDA United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service

This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Organic Research and Extension Initiative, Award No. 2009?01366, “Enhancing farmers’ capacity to produce high quality organic bread wheat.”

USDA, United States Department of Agriculture, National Insitute of Food and Agriculture