The Power of Flour

By Lynn Fichtner, Hill Country View
September 1, 2017

"Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the court that surrounds the king." -Louis Bromfield, American novelist and advocate of scientific agriculture (1896-1956).

Inside Barton Springs Mill off Highway 290, owner James Brown reaches into a large, couch-sized freezer that holds his precious cargo of heirloom seeds. He rummages around, looking for a particular zip-locked plastic bag he wants to show off. It's full of beautiful green corn kernels from the south of Mexico, a region where the Zapotec people have been continue reading on hillcountryview.com...


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Tyler Becker
Great flavour!

Makes great flour! Used it in sourdough pancakes. Has a mild, sweet flavour.

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Peter Shaginaw
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I am pleased that Barton Springs Mill still supplies this traditional regional rice. Once a common staple, this rice is hard to find in specialty restaurants let alone grocery stores. Thanks for keeping this product readily available for those of us who love the taste of down- home Southern cooking.

Great All purpose flour

Great taste very wholesome flour

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Beautiful Color

Have not used yet, but is beautiful colors and smells amazing.