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Buyers of North Carolina Organic Grains

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Below is a list of buyers that have expressed interest in buying North Carolina organic grain. This is not a comprehensive list of all organic grain buyers and there may be other companies that will buy NC organic grain that are not on this list. See Marketing Web Resources for links to other organic grain buyers in the country.

Note: Contact multiple companies when selling your grain to find the best prices (after freight costs).
List compiled by Molly Hamilton, Extension Assistant, NC State

List updated by Hannah Moshay, Extension Associate, NC State

(Last Update: 8/28/2023)

North Carolina

Carolina Grits Company, Rocky Mount, NC
Contact: Will West (
Phone: 252-505-9378
Carolina Grits Company Website
Buys local organic corn to mill grits and cornmeal.

Braswell Milling, Nashville, NC
Contact: Jackie Bunch,
Phone: 252-459-2143
Buys organic #2 corn and soybean meal. Paid on delivered basis.

Carolina Ground, Asheville, NC
Contact: Jennifer Lapidus (
Phone: 828-768-0153
Carolina Ground Website
Buys organic food-grade soft and hard wheat

Boulted Bread, Raleigh, NC
Contact: Joshua Bellamy (
Phone: (919) 609-8225
Boulted Bread Website
Buys organic food-grade wheat in totes or bags

Lindley Mills, Graham, NC
Phone: 336-376-6190
Lindley Mills Website
Buys organic soft and hard red wheat for milling purposes, some rye and corn

Farm and Sparrow, Mars Hill, NC
Contact: David Bauer
Phone: 828-778-3276
Farm and Sparrow Website
Buys organic wheat, corn, rye, sorghum grain, and ancient grains

Reedy Fork Organic Farm, Elon, NC
Contact: George Teague
Phone: 336-449-4888
Reedy Fork Farm Website
Buys organic corn, organic wheat, organic soybeans, organic barley, organic oats, organic field peas, and organic sunflower seeds.

Perdue Agribusiness (Organic Grain Merchandising)
Contact: Christian Overton, agronomist/grain buyer
Phone:  252-301-0536

Great Eastern Sun, Asheville, NC
Contact: Jan Paige (
Buys organic soybeans. Soybeans need to be cleaned and bagged in 50 lb bags and need to be verified non-GMO by non-GMO project

Smiling Hara Tempeh, Asheville, NC
Contact: Chad Oliphant (
Buys organic soybeans and other beans (small scale).

South Carolina

Anson Mills, Columbia, SC
Contact: Glenn Roberts (, 803-467-4122
Anson Mills Website 
Buys heirloom, open-pollinated varieties of corn, wheat, and rice from stocked seed. Call for more details on their program for growing for seed or production.

Congaree Milling, Columbia, SC
Congaree Milling Website
Buys organic blue, yellow, and white corn and hulless oats


Countryside Organics, Waynesboro, VA
Contact: Kevin Fletcher (, 888-699-7088
Countryside Organics Website
Buys organic corn, oats, wheat (high protein), barley, spelt, field peas for certified organic, soy-free livestock feeds. Payment when delivered.


Kreamer Feed and Nature’s Best, Kreamer, PA
Contact: Lois Gehers (, 570-374-8148
Kreamer Feed and Nature’s Best Website
Buys organic corn, roasted soybeans, wheat, barley, and oats. Pays on delivered basis.

McGeary Grain, Inc., Lancaster, PA, 800-624-3279
McGreary Grain Website
Buys organic corn, soybeans, oats and barley primarily for livestock feed. Can arrange freight from NC.

Organic Unlimited, Inc., Atglen, PA
Buys organic corn, soybeans, wheat, barley, oats, flax, and milo.

Small Valley Milling, Halifax, PA, 717-362-6455
Small Valley Milling Website
Buys corn, soft red wheat, barley, rye, oats, spelt, and emmer wheat

New York

Lakeview Organic Grain, Penn Yan, NY
Contact: Klass and Mary-Howell Martens, 315-531-1038
Buys organic corn, soybeans, soybean meal, field peas, barley, oats, wheat, sunflower meal, and triticale for livestock feed. Pays on clean, dry, delivered basis.

Birkett Mills , Penn Yan, NY
Contact: 315-536-3311
Birkett Mills Website
Buys organic buckwheat on contract basis.

Other States

Sunrich, a SunOpta Company, Hope, MN
Contact: Tim Petry, 218-280-2001
Telephone: 800-342-6976 or 810-672-9001(MI office)
Sunrich Website
Buys organic sunflower

Clarkson Grain, Cerro Gordo, IL
Contact: 800-252-1638 (Email:
Clarkson Grain Website
Buys organic grains.

American Health and Nutrition, Ann Arbor, MI
Contact: 734-677-5570 (Email:
Broker of organic grains.

Bushman Organic Marketing Corp., Decorah, Iowa
Contact: Duane Bushman, 563-382-4480
Buys organic sunflower seed and soybeans (oilseed).

Scoular Company, Omaha, NE
Scoular Company Web Site
Phone Number: (800) 488-3500
Contact: Adam Masche
Buys organic grain crops

Wilbur-Ellis Company, Vancouver, WA
Contact: Mark Henderson (
Telephone: 360-816-0698 or 360-892-2677 (main line)
Buys organic grains/feed grade products.

Written By

Hannah Moshay, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionHannah MoshayExtension Associate, Organic Commodities Call Hannah Email Hannah Crop & Soil Sciences
NC State Extension, NC State University
Page Last Updated: 10 months ago
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