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    2 monthes ago - By RSF Social Finance

    Breads made using flour produced by Cairnspring Mills.
    Over a hundred years ago, grain mills were a common sight in the American landscape. Farmers brought their wheat, oats, rye and other grains to them after harvest. Millers turned the farmers' grain into flours and ground meal that sustained their community throughout the year.
    Now most of those roughly 23,000 mills have gone the way of the Model T: only 183 remain, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Four conglomerates mill 80 percent of U.S.-grown flour, and farmers ship their grain long distances to be traded as a...
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