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Looking for Anson Mills products (or local flour in general) in Charlotte

nofaceplate Aug 10, 2010 08:29 AM

Doing a lot of local cooking for work and in need of locally grown/milled flours. Anson Mills seems to be the best bet for wheat, but I've yet to see their bread or pastry flours for sale in any of the high-end markets. Anyone got any tips? Or even better, another source or two for local flour?

  1. nofaceplate Aug 20, 2010 06:57 AM

    Well, their products aren't available in Charlotte (those grits I saw must have been a hopeful hallucination!).

    Funny that when I lived in NYC, I could get their grits/flours from several different stores. Which reminds me - next time I'm in possession of a couple hundred thousand bucks, to start construction on a locally-focused grocery store, since we have none. Sigh.

    1. mljones99 Aug 18, 2010 07:36 AM

      Can't you order online straight from their website? I'm pretty sure I have ordered from there before.

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      1. re: mljones99
        nofaceplate Aug 19, 2010 07:55 AM

        I can, but I'd much rather find a place in-town I can rely on for snobby flours.

      2. GodfatherofLunch Aug 10, 2010 09:18 AM

        Try Home Healthy Market on South Blvd. formerly Home Economist. They have the whole line.

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        1. re: GodfatherofLunch
          nofaceplate Aug 10, 2010 02:01 PM

          Funny, I was there last week and saw only grits. I shall polish my spectacles and try again. Thanks!

          1. re: nofaceplate
            GodfatherofLunch Aug 10, 2010 06:34 PM

            A word of caution, I may be wrong, perhaps a phone call can save you a trip.

            1. re: GodfatherofLunch
              nofaceplate Aug 17, 2010 06:19 AM

              Bob's, but no Anson. My search continues. It would be lame if I had to order flour off the innernets but it's looking more and more likely...

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