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Tom Maxie opened Gracious Day Grains Mill in 2016. Located in Check, Virginia in Floyd County, he grinds organic cornmeal, grits and flour.
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Last month, one of Virginia’s largest producers of flour and cornmeal announced they would be closing their business. Big Spring Mill has been in operation along the Roanoke River between Christiansburg and Roanoke since 1850. Meanwhile, another mill in nearby Floyd County is stepping up its production.
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