Metal Daffodil

Spring Daffodil Promo! (SOLD OUT)

Spring has spring! We could not be happier that Spring has arrived! With every purchase of $40 or more we will be adding a free metal yellow daffodil to your order! (1 flower per order while supplies last) Perfect for dressing up a flower pot, window box, or stick it right in the ground with […]

Women on the Farm

This month we celebrate Women in agriculture! Women have always played a crucial role in farming and with more machinery used on the farm, physical strength does not define a great farmer.  Women made a lot of progress in the 1940’s, taking over a large share of the farm work when many men went to […]

1847 featured on Matthew James Duffy’s blog!

A Basic and Simple Sourdough Tin Loaf Featuring 1847 Daily Bread Flour   About Matthew: Hi I’m Matt, a trained chef, baker and sourdough enthusiast with over 15 years of industry experience. I’m here to share tips, tricks and some of my favourite recipes to help you become a better cook and baker in your […]

February 2021 – Farm Update

A favourite pastime in the country is to go snowmobiling. This year has been an exceptional season for southern Ontario trails. Trails are run in Ontario predominantly by OFSC .  They depend on local farmers and rural land owners to volunteer strips of land for the trails to run.  The snowmobiles do cause compaction and other […]

1847 Stone Milling - Red Bird on Wheat

Valentine’s Day Special

Valentine’s Day Special – With each bouquet purchased we are pleased to offer a limited quantity of powder coated garden bird on wheat made by a local artisan. ($35 value) Spoil your loved one with a bouquet of fresh flours – An assortment of 6 different flours. Daily Grind, Run of the Mill Whole Wheat, […]

1847 Stone Milling - winter

From the Farm – January 2020 Update

In this month’s update, we have finally brought in our last field of corn. Better late then never! The corn, or any grain, is harvested from the field and travels by gravity wagons or tractor trailers from the field to the grain elevator. There are several different elevators dotted across the country side. Many of […]

From the Farm – December

Grain Storage!  Some things you may not have ever noticed. When you are driving through the country you will see different types of storage for the various Canadian grown crops.  Silos are typically used for high moisture grains and silage type material (not used for dry grains like the ones for milling flour). They are […]

From the Farm – November

Farm Update – November 2020 This is the time of year farmers have put manure or compost on the fields. Getting this organic material on the fields and integrated into the soil allows for microbes to break down the nutrients and deposit them in the soil where our beautiful crops need them! By spreading in […]

From the Farm – October

From the Farm Let’s see what our farmers are up to! The harvest is in for 2020! Well, currently 98% is harvested, left in the field may be corn and soy. It’s been a great year for most crops including cereals. The warm weather combined with the perfect amount of rain spread apart made for […]

1847 Featured in a Food Focus Podcast

Our Owner, Melissa, featured in a Food Focus Podcast! Flour Power – Life as a Micro Miller “Flour has never been cooler. Temporary shortages coupled with a surge in baking as people are staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought flour into the mainstream. In this episode, Mike talks to Melissa McKeown who […]