Kneading Conference West is proudly supported by King Arthur Flour, Port of Skagit and the generosity of many individuals, businesses, and organizations. Our goal is to partner with others in reviving the pleasures and benefits of freshly milled grains grown sustainably, as nearby as possible.
We love our sponsors! For information about becoming a sponsor, check here.
King Arthur Flour: www.kingarthurflour.com, America’s oldest flour company, seeking to build communities worldwide through the creative joy of baking.
Port of Skagit: www.portofskagit.com
Working hard to build and maintain a strong economy.
Skagit County: www.skagitcounty.net
W.P Kemper Bakery Systems: www.wpbakerygroupusa.com
A leader in the baking industry providing high quality, custom, and specialized Artisan machines and bakery consulting, layout, and design.
New Seasons Market: www.newseasonsmarket.com
Camas Country Mill, camascountrymill.com
John Boos, johnboos.com
GloryBee Foods, glorybeefoods.com
Whole Foods Market: www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Lesaffre North America: www.lesaffreyeastcorp.com
Theo Chocolate: www.theochocolate.com
Scholarship Sponsors & Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected for the quality, integrity, and dedication they bring to everything they do. These are inspired people supported by inspiring and generous individuals. Congratulations to all!
Brigid Meints, scholar, sponsored by Leslie Mackie, Macrina Bakery
Byron Fry, baker, sponsored by Scott Mangold and Renee Bourgault, The Breadfarm, Washington
Grand Central Baking staff, Piper Davis, Grand Central Baking Company
Lisa Aherin, Ph.D, Instructor, Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management, Lane Community College, sponsored by Tom and Sue Hunton, Camas Country Mill, Oregon
Otillie Short, baker, sponsored by Dr. Stephen Jones
Artisan Baking Resources, Inc.: www.artisan-baking.com
Caffe Vita, www.caffevita.com
Fairhaven Organic Flour Mill: www.fairhavenflour.com
Bread Bakers Guild of America: www.bbga.org
Grand Central Bakery: www.grandcentralbakery.com
Macrina Bakery, macrinabakery.com
The Essential Baking Company, essentialbaking.com
Bakemark USA, bakemarkusa.com
Corto Olive Oil, www.corto-olive.com
Twin Brook Creamery, www.twinbrookcreamery.com
Friends: All other donations and in-kind donations
Gothberg Farms Cheese, gothbergfarms.com
Martin Philip, www.kingarthurflour.com
Patrick Hayes, Barley Project, Oregon State University barleyworld.org
Dr. Richard Scheuerman, Seattle Pacific University, spu.edu
Jeffrey Hamelman, www.kingarthurflour.com/
Golden Glen Creamery, www.goldenglencreamery.com
Finnriver Farm & Cidery, finnriver.com
Organic Valley, organicvalley.coop
Hedlin Family Farm, hedlinfarms.com
Nash Organic Produce, nashsorganicproduce.com
Country Living Grain Mills: countrylivinggrainmills.com
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOUNDERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE KNEADING CONFERENCE, Skowhegan, Maine, kneadingconference.com