Happenings in the local grain & food community, in Skowhegan and beyond.

Somerset SnowFest Fire & Ice Bar

Friday 2/28  from 4 – 9pm
Saturday 2/29 from 12 – 9pm

Gather round to enjoy food, fun and fire at the Miller’s Table. We’ll have a Courtyard outdoor ice bar, all you can eat pizza specials, fire and ice cocktails and luge drinks, Crooked Face Creamery cheese tasting, menu specials, homemade marshmallow roasting, and more.

2020 Kneading Conference

July 23rd & 24th 2020

Join us July 23rd and 24th at our annual Kneading Conference! The Kneading Conference brings together farmers, professional and home bakers, chefs, cooks, grain researchers, maltsters, food entrepreneurs, and wood-fired oven enthusiasts to educate one another about the art and science of growing and milling grains and baking artisan breads.

Recent Events

Maine Harvest Festival 2019

Saturday & Sunday November 23 & 24
10am – 4pm
Cross Insurance Center – 515 Main St. Bangor, ME 04401

Join’s Maine Grains at the Harvest Fest! Sample the best of the best from our Maine vintners, brewers and distillers.  Begin your holiday shopping with festival fiber artisans and their masterpieces and enthusiastic Maine chefs and home cooks as they showcase and share their story, demonstrate, sample and sell what makes Maine, Maine.


Holiday Pie Workshop: Sweet & Savory

Sunday November 17, 2019 
2pm – 4pm
Tiller and Rye, 20 S Main St, Brewer, ME

With local bakers Ellie Markovitch, creator of #StoryCooking

and Cat Morrow from Legacy Acres in Kenduskeag Maine

In this workshop we will explore local grains and the taste of terroir. We will savor sourdough crusts and create rustic sweet and savory pies using rye, buckwheat, barley, spelt and wheat flours, just in time for the holidays! You will leave this workshop with two pies to bring home and bake! Click the link below to sign-up and reserve your spot. 

Maine Grain Alliance Wood-Fired Mobile Oven Community Bake Day

Maine Grains, 42 Court Street Skowhegan, Maine
Join the Maine Grain Alliance at our wood-fired mobile oven to celebrate Worldwide Community Bake Day! The Maine Grain Alliance will have our oven hot and ready to bake anything you bring with you! Feel free to bring doughs of all types and learn some tips for wood-fired baking while we share baking traditions with one another. Everyone is welcome to this free event!

2019 Kneading Conference

JULY 25 – 26TH 2019, 9AM – 5PM
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds

33 Constitution Avenue, Skowhegan, Maine
Each year we gather farmers, millers, bakers, maltsters, researchers, and grain enthusiasts from around the world for two days of intensive baking workshops, wood-fired oven building workshops, and discussions about grain growing and running grain businesses. Attendees choose from hands-on workshops, live demonstrations, lectures, panel discussions and more.

Maine Artisan Bread Fair

SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019, 9AM – 3PM
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds
33 Constitution Avenue, Skowhegan, Maine

Come for delicious breads and pastries, handmade pizza baked in a wood-fired oven, handmade kitchen wares, Artisan halvah, maple syrup, jams, butter, cheese, the best books and equipment for baking at home, professional bakers to answer your questions, live music, beautiful kitchen linens, demos, and superb Maine made foods.

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