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Welcome to our New Website!

We are excited to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website! Our old website served us well for the past few years, but as technology continues to change, we thought a refresh was in order. Our chief goal with the new website is to provide a better experience to you, our valued customer. Everything from the shopping experience to learning more about our great products has been simplified to give the user a more intuitive experience.

Among our new features is an enhanced recipe section. Along with having many more recipes available to you to try, there’s also an additional feature that allows you to submit a recipe of your own. We can’t wait to see what you come up with utilizing buckwheat!

Although our new site is up and running, we’ll still be adding features as we go. Along with enhancing our FAQ section to provide more information, we’ll be posting quite a bit in the News section. Check back often to find out more information – everything from our history as a Mill to new sales we’ll be offering online.

We’d love to hear your feedback – shoot us a note at contact@thebirkettmills.com or utilize the Contact Us tab listed above. Please sign up for our mailing list so you’ll always get the latest information regarding our products & company! Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. We'll be posting lots of great recipes featuring our buckwheat products!

2014 Bill Fitzwater Memorial Scholarship Winners

Bill Fitzwater graduated from Prattsburgh Central School in 1983 where he played four years of Varsity baseball, basketball, and one year of soccer. He attended Monroe Community College and later earned his BS degree in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University where he also played baseball. He started his accounting career at Taylor Winery continuing on to Borden, The Birkett Mills, Cargill, and Technical Machine Services.

Although Bill was trained as an accountant his real passion was for sports and he continued to stay active with sports when he returned to Steuben County. He was a Steuben County Boys Basketball official for more than 10 years and an assistant coach for Prattsburgh boys baseball. He also was a coach for Hammondsport’s Little League, Cinderella Softball, Girls Modified Softball, AAU Girls Basketball, and was involved with the Jr. Lakers boys and girls. He had a natural gift for coaching. His compassionate and positive attitude served the youth of Steuben County as he taught them the skills of the game along with the life-long skill of respect for others.

Bill always appreciated the positive impact sports had on his success and through his own hard work and determination he became very successful not only in the individual games he played and coached but in the game of life. He was an ardent supporter of Section V athletics and the Steuben County Athletic League in particular.

This scholarship is intended to honor Bill’s memory with financial assistance to a senior boy or girl in the Steuben County League who through hard work and determination will be graduating and attending an institution of higher learning. Applicants were asked to write an essay describing how the positive impact of participation in high school sports has helped them learn teamwork and helped them academically.

Presenting the plaques to this year’s winners are Tammy Fitzwater and children Troy and Olivia and Jeff Gifford, President of The Birkett Mills. We are pleased to announce that this year’s winners of the Bill Fitzwater Memorial Scholarship are Madison Whiteman of Arkport Central School and Tyler VanSkiver of Jasper Troupsburg Central School.