posted Nov 12, 2010, 10:15 AM by Local Bread Wheat Project
updated Nov 21, 2010, 4:54 AM
Bread wheat farmers, millers, and researchers from Maine & Vermont travelled to Denmark Oct 24-30 to visit with their Danish counterparts. We learned about production issues, milling techniques, marketing strategies, and heritage varieties; and we brought back new ideas, confirmation of our efforts at home, a renewed focus on quality and marketing, and a new appreciation of hearty rye breads.
The trip was organized by Ellen Mallory (Univ. Maine Cooperative Extension), Anders Borgen (Agrologica) and other Danish colleagues.
-- See the "Denmark Trip" page for a summary article by farmer/millers Theresa and Ben Gleason.
-- Check back later for articles about the different tour stops and this winter for a video of the tour.