We offer a FREE milling service for our CSA members, available at the following farms:
Mountain View Farm in Easthampton is hosting a mill in their farm store. Open from Tue-Fri from 1 – 6:30 pm. Click here for directions.
Simple Gifts Farm in North Amherst is hosting a mill in their farmstand, open seven days a week from dawn to dusk. Click here for directions.
Brookfield Farm in South Amherst is hosting a mill in their farm shop. The best times to access it are Sat from 8 – 1pm, Tuesday & Thursday from 3-7, but the mill is available seven days a week. Click here for directions.
Waltham Fields Community Farm is hosting a mill in their farmer’s kitchen. Open Tuesday – Friday 9am-4pm. Click here for directions.
We continue to add more milling stations across MA – if you know of a great farm, let us know!
If you would like to purchase your own home mill, there are many options available.
Buying Your Own Mill
Personal home mills are convenient for the frequent miller. There are many options that range from hand mills to wooden stone mills. Our experience has shown that these are the best options:
Komo is a German mill company that produces the highest quality home mills on the market today. They are available through our Amazon store. (We have a Komo in our home kitchen, and used one at our cafe for years.) The Komo is more beautiful, and slightly quieter than a Nutrimill, but more expensive.
The slightly more economical choice is the Nutrimill, also available through our Amazon store. This is an electric mill that has settings to produce both coarse and finely ground flours. This is the mill we use at our farm milling stations.
Handmills can also be found online through Nova Natural, Amazon, Google, or many other sites. They can range from 40-500 dollars. They are good for milling small amounts of grain at a time.