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Friday, July 28 • 9:45am - 11:00am
Aurora / Borealis: A farm mill meets baker success story | Jim Amaral, Matt Williams, and Sara Williams Flewelling

Hear the story of how Borealis Bread ventured to become one of the rst commercial bakers in the state to use Maine grown grains and how Aurora Mills and Farm became their supplier. Learn what was involved to secure and grow the partnership.


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Matt Williams & Sara Williams Flewelling

Aurora Mills and Farm
Aurora Mills and Farm is a hands-on, family owned business devoted to providing the very best Maine-grown, USDA certified, organic grains. Matt Williams and his daughter Sara Flewelling provide customers with fresh, milled-to-order products that they grow organically, truly farm to mill! Matt Williams is a pioneer in the resurgence of the grain growing economy in the State of Maine. Previously, he was a grain agronomist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension for 22 years. Matt started growing organic, food-grade wheat in 1998 and started his milling operation in 2001 to meet the needs of Jim Amaral of Borealis Breads, who was seeking Maine grown wheat. In 2013, his daughter, Sara Williams Flewelling, joined him as a partner and 2nd generation farmer. Sara brings extensive experience in design, quality control and installation of horticultural crops from her previous career as a landscape designer in Washington D.C. Along with... Read More →


Friday July 28, 2017 9:45am - 11:00am
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds 33 Constitution Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976