After several years of planning and many gentle nudges from our Bluebird community, we are delighted to announce that we have broken ground on our new processing facility. Our new building will be located just off of Highway 20 between Winthrop and Twisp (about 5 miles south of our current location) on our 32 acres of farmland. The first phase is a 6000 square foot building, that will be grain processing, packaging, shipping and receiving, and office space.
It is our goal to build a facility that allows us to increase our production capacity so that our farm business can keep up with the demand for ancient and heritage grains. We are looking forward to creating a better work environment for our dedicated and growing staff. We want the public to have easier access to picking up product, along with inbound and outbound freight. We hope to offer education classes, particularly with our local kids and regional farm networks in the near future. It has always been our vision and dream to be able to showcase our vertically integrated farm business, in one spot, and here it is!
As our commitment to regenerative agriculture grows and expands beyond the Methow Valley we want to engage our community in the planting, growing, harvesting, storing, processing, packaging, and selling of our grain products. It will be a year, at least, until we are moved in, and perhaps a few more years until we have a formal store and are able to offer classes (phase 2). In the meantime, we want to share with our community what we are up to. The photos here give you an idea of what our building will look like. We are also curious: What would you like to see on our site? Please feel free to share your thoughts and dreams for agriculture in the Methow Valley with us. Reach out to co-owner Brooke Lucy email@example.com, and let her know your thoughts (we’re sure you have some!) as we embark on this new journey together.