We received the following note from a Country Living Mill owner: “Love our mill. My father (90 years old) has adopted it — He’d grind flour every day I think! We really do love it. Here’s a picture from one week in January, so you can see what we’re doing. All sourdough, no added yeast, fresh ground white wheat and rye flours.” -Metra Christofferson
The Most Beautiful Thing in The World I took a little, informal poll the other day. The question wasn’t very controversial and the responses won’t change anybody’s foreign policy or campaign strategy. But for me? The answers made my day. I was musing one day over the many lovely things that this old world has to offer, and I was feeling frankly thankful for them all. As I pondered, my curiosity began to pique. Surely, though my thankfulness covered a broad spectrum, there were things that I had overlooked. Perhaps…
The Country Living Grain Mill has been around awhile, and we thought you’d enjoy a photo from our archives. Flash back to 1981 and here is Jack Jenkins, designer of the mill, featured in an article which compared the output of two electric mills to the hand-powered Country Living Grain Mill. It was no contest! In two minutes of grinding, our mill had produced almost twice as much as each electric mill. Just for fun, you can go to our website home page and see Jack, just a short 33 years…
Dear Mr. Jenkins, Just wanted to thank you for my beautiful Country Living Grain Mill, which arrived today. It is even more beautiful and solidly built than I could imagine. I am also delighted to see that the mills are made locally in Washington. I am very new to grain milling and eager to get started! Sincerely, Gina Canada
Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that I would be featured in Smithsonian Magazine. However, serendipity can lead you onto wondrous new paths, or highways, just by pedaling the ‘Country Living Grain Mill’ like your life depends upon it.
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