Woodson's Mill

Address: 3211 Lowesville Road
Roseland, VA  22967
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Phone: (804) 803-1794
Website: woodsonsmill.com
Categories: Farm

• Woodson’s Mill is located just across the Piney River from Lowesville, Virginia, south of Charlottesville.

• They produce all-natural grits, flours and meals in small batches, by hand, from the best local ingredients they can find, including a variety of heirloon, Non-GMO, and organically grown grains.

• Their grains are stone-ground slowly to preserve the oils, moisture content, nutrients, and flavor that are often lost in high-speed milling.

• Foodwaze has had chance to visit the mill to learn first-hand what they do. Leand more by clicking on the Details tab.

 

Woodson’s Mill is located just across the Piney River from Lowesville, Virginia, south of Charlottesville. They produce all-natural grits, flours and meals in small batches, by hand, from the best local ingredients available. Their grains often include heirloom varieties, as well as Non-GMO corn and other orgranically grown grains. Their grains are stone-ground slowly to preserve the oils, moisture content, nutrients, and flavor that are often lost in high-speed milling. They do not add preservatives of any kind. And, all the power for grinding comes from the Piney River’s water, which runs the Mill’s overshot wheel and our hand-dressed millstones, making the entire process renewable and sustainable.

Woodson’s Mill has been owned by a small handful of families since its construction in 1794, when Guiliford Campbell built the original four-story, 32 foot square building. The Fulchers improved it in the 1840’s, adding the two runs (mill stones), which are still in use today. Sixty-some years later, Dr. Julian B. Woodson expanded the mill into a thriving enterprise that included an icehouse, sawmill, and foundry while maintaining his duties as a medical doctor and State Senator. The rise of large industrial mills in the growing post-war America, along with Dr. Woodson’s death in 1963, brought a temporary end to the mill business. But, Huron T. Campbell, who owned the mill while it was not in operation, refused to sell any of the equipment or machinery in hope that someone would eventually be able to restore it. J. Gill Brockenbrough, Jr., who purchased Woodson’s Mill in the early 1980’s, did restore it and lived there until his death in 2001.

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