Hayden Flour Mills Helps Restore ‘White Sonora’ Wheat to the Desert Southwest

An heirloom wheat revival is grinding its way through Arizona, and the star of the show is the drought-tolerant wheat cultivar named ‘White Sonora.’

The company outgrew its original mill (200 pounds of flour per hour) and acquired two more (700 pounds per hour) — but it’s still not enough to meet demand.
Photos by Caroline Sossaman and Emma Zimmerman