The Art of Milling (As Much as I Know)

By Karl Kupers on December 18, 2010

First and foremost let it be known that I am not a miller but I have become fascinated about the process. I wanted to write about the great work Shepherd’s Grain gets done at the ADM mill in Spokane.

A Short Quote from an MIT Blog

By Karl Kupers on November 29, 2010

Let’s support ‘farms that aren’t worlds into themselves, farms that restore instead of deplete, farms that farm extensively, instead of intensively, farmers that are not just producers but are experts in relationship’ –Dan Barber, TEDX Cambridge, May 17, 2010

November 2010 Newsletter

By Karl Kupers on November 10, 2010

This posting is about looking inside the development of a company that started 11 years ago with a dream and a commitment to create a brand in the food industry known for changing the way things were done. You know that company as Shepherd’s Grain.

October 2010 Newsletter

By Karl Kupers on October 03, 2010

I was all set to do a long article on the symmetry between the autumnal equinox and the Shepherd’s Grain pricing model. That was before I googled the story and science about the autumnal and vernal equinox’s.

Harvest 2010

By Lee Druffel on September 30, 2010

This year’s harvest was mostly good. The excess June rains ( a record for our farms) helped our normally short of moisture areas yield well above average but the normally good precipitation areas were too wet and had disease problems that limited yields on our farm.