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, […]

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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 […]

2019 Holiday Photo Contest

Photo Contest!!!! For the month of December, we will be running a photo contest where we want to see what you are baking this holiday season with 1847 flours! Winner will be announced in the New Year and will receive a bouquet of flours! How to participate: 1. Post your best baking shot on social […]

From Grain to Glass – Spirt of York

From Grain to Glass – Spirt of York “When you can’t find what you’re looking for, sometimes it’s best to do it yourself. That’s exactly what Melissa McKeown did when her and her brother started @1847flours (Fergus, ON) back in 2014.” Get it at Spirit of York

1847 Stone Milling in Chatelaine Magazine

What Is Fresh Flour (And How To Use It) “Fresh-milled flour from a stone mill is just like fresh-cracked pepper. It has more flavour to it,” says Melissa McKeown, who owns 1847 Stone Milling in Fergus, Ontario. Think of it as flour milled the old-fashioned way. The process grinds the entire grain (including the oil-and-nutrient-filled […]

Red Fife Wheat Vodka – Spirit of York

Red Fife Wheat Vodka – Spirit of York   Red Fife wheat was the original wheat grown in Canada in the early 1800’s. Spirit of York now uses our Heritage grain to distill Spirit of York Red Fife Wheat Vodka. They source our Red Fife wheat from Fergus, Ontario, where it is still grown organically […]