Posts By Chuck Harvey
Located in Trumansburg, NY, Farmer Ground Flour fills a market niche by selling locally grown organic flour to local restaurants, bakeries and residents that are clamoring for it.
The organic grain for the flour is grown by farmers Erick Smith (Cayuga Pure Organics) and Thor Oeschner (Oeschner Farms) who along with Mol are also co-owners of Farmer Ground Flour. The grain is milled in a small plant known as a micro mill. It is then sold to area customers and a few regional distributors.
Based on rapid market growth in the organic sector as well as a belief that organic agriculture positively impacts the health and sustainability of our food system and environment, Illinois-based Working Farms Capital was incorporated in 2007 to generate new capital from investors to purchase and transition farmland from conventional to organic practices.
“We are not a fund, partnership, network of investors or a non-profit,” explained David Miller, President and CEO of Working Farms Capital.