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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 and Oilseed Website and Newsletter – from UMaine Extension!

2014 Winter Grain Conferences and Workshops

March 13
10th Annual Vermont Grain Growers Conference
details coming soon
The Essex Resort and Spa
Essex, Vermont

March 15
2014 Maine Grain Conference
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Bangor Spectacular Events Center
Bangor, 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