4: Castle Valley Mill: Mark and Fran Fisher

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Mark and Fran Fisher: Amazing couple who left the consulting world to restore the historic Castle Valley Mill on the Neshamity Creek in Bucks County.  They have influenced farmers and chefs to increase the availability of organic berries and stone ground grains.

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  • The history of Castle Valley Mill and what it took to restore the mill
  • How Mark and Fran influenced farmers to grow non-GMO corn and how they work with local farmers to plan what they grow
  • The difference between stone ground vs. modern roller milled grains and why stone ground grains are more nutritious
  • Why you may tolerate products made with stone ground flour even if you have non-celiac gluten sensitivity
  • The different ancient grains and flours (wheat-hard vs. soft, sifted/bolted, rye, spelt, einkorn, emmer farrow, corn, buckwheat, grits, polenta)
  • What flours to use when cooking vs. baking

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