May 23, 2011. Aurora Farms in Charlotte, VT (home of Nitty Gritty Grain Company) hosts Senator Patrick Leahy, who recognized the recipients of the most recent Agriculture Innovation Center grants, including David and Tom Kenyon of Aurora Farms, pictured at left above.In October 2010, Vermont and Maine Researchers and Farmers traveled to Denmark to tour farms, research, mills and bakeries to seek a better understanding of organic grain production and infrastructure in a similar climate to the Northeast. You can watch a four-part video series about the trip here.2009 Heirloom Wheat Tasting at City Market in Burlington, VT.
January 2012 – A group of bakers treialed 4 winter wheat varieties grown by the University of Vermont and University of Maine. Randy George from Red Hen Bakery, Jeffrey Hamelman from King Arthur Flour, Jim Amaral from Borealis Breads, and Alison Pray from Standard Baking Company participated.