Frank Ford: Founder of Arrowhead Mills

In the following interview, Arrowhead Mills founder Frank Ford discusses his years-long struggle to establish a successful company, the early years of the natural foods movement, and the future prospects of organic agriculture.



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After eight lean years, demand for Ford's stone ground flour began to grow significantly in 1968.
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Frank Ford founded Arrowhead Mills in 1960.
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In 1973 a religious experience helped Ford overcome a severe personal depression.
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Arrowhead Mills now distributes at least 150 different food items.
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