Practical Flour Milling

Practical Flour Milling

Practical Flour Milling Day Course at Fosters Windmill

28/10/2022 - 28/10/2022
Course Type: 
Courses & Study Day


Introductory, General Interest
9 Mill Hill
Swaffham Prior,
United Kingdom

Event details

Practical Flour Milling

Where: Fosters Mill, Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire

When: 28th October 2022, 9.30am to 4.30pm

Price: £120 per person (Non-Members), or £90 per person (SPAB Members)

Who is it for:

Mill volunteers, trainee millers, more experienced millers who wish to develop their skills

5 Reasons to attend:

· To gain experience milling in a windmill

· To learn how to dress flour

· To learn how to mill different grades / types of flour

· To understand the food hygiene & trading standards regulations that relate to milling and selling flour

· To learn how to operate a mill safely

Back by popular demand, we run our Practical Flour Milling course again at Fosters Mill. You will spend a day gaining hands-on experience running the mill under the careful supervision of experienced traditional millers. You will gain practical experience of starting and stopping the mill, milling different types of flour, dressing flour, moving grain around the mill, bagging up and gain insight into selling flour. The day will also include discussion on the needs of artisan bakers.

The course price includes course notes, lunch and refreshments during the day.

Booking Terms & Conditions

Accessibility: please contact the SPAB before booking to discuss any special access requirements.

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