31/10/17 Wheat: From Farm to Table

The 2017 wheat harvest is in, cleaned and we’ve been enjoying testing it out. We’re working to get it on the shop shelves shortly! Follow the wheat’s journey from farm to table below.

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Click here to watch Grown in Totnes 2017 harvest wheat being cleaned.  

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Milling our first 2017 harvest population wheat! Grown by Huxham’s Cross.
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Testing out our first Skyfall variety wheat flour.
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Results from our test bake with our wholemeal Skyfall wheat were very encouraging. Not too dense, a great flavour and the final test – the sourdough loaf was demolished by the Transition Town Totnes team before lunchtime! Now imagine what the professional bakers will do with it!
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Devon Honey Cake, made with recently harvested population wheat grown at Huxhams Cross farm, Dartington, for Grown in Totnes. Now that’s a truly local cake!

3 thoughts on “31/10/17 Wheat: From Farm to Table

  1. Aysha My says:

    Hello grownintotnes!
    My name is Aysha, I am in the UK at the moment because my husband is studying here. I am also a farmer back in my country in Africa. I plant maize, wheat, millet, black eyed beans, and soya beans. I just started processing the maize into flour as we use maize and wheat flour a lot in our meals in Africa. It is amazing and quite inspiring to see what you do for your local community. I also like your packaging, it seem to be environmentally friendly. I hope that I can also grow my business like you. Thank you for sharing such an amazing work.

    Kind regards


    1. grownintotnes says:

      Hi Aysha,

      Great to hear from you. Which country are you from? We haven’t tried maize flour yet but we’d like to. We’d love to hear about your plans for your business, it’s inspiring for us to feel we’re part of a global community doing this.

      Warm wishes,



      1. Aysha My says:

        Hello Emily
        Thank you. I am from Nigeria. We have just started the maize flour actually so we are at the intial stage. Pretty much a cottage industry in a rural area. Trying to build our capacity.
        Kind regards


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