A broad overhang throws shadows over the front loading dock that leads inside the Butte Creek Mill. A wooden bench on the dock allows visitors to sit a spell while taking in the clacking and humming of pulleys and belts working the mill’s machinery. The aroma of freshly crushed grain wafts out the open doors to the street.
Years ago, before supermarkets and shopping malls, when you needed supplies, you had only one choice: the local country store. In the town of Eagle Point, that type of experience is still an option. A trip to the Butte Creek Mill and Country Store is like taking a step back in time when people were friendlier and service was personalized. The Butte Creek Mill operates as it has for more than 130 years, and still produces some of the best whole-grain flours and food products not found anywhere else.
The Butte Creek General Store takes pride in selling flour, corn meal, grain cereal and many other stone-ground products that, while being perfectly healthy, also taste downright delicious. Make sure to pick up a few packages of award-winning pancake or muffin mix while perusing the aisles of the old-fashioned country store. You’ll love the diverse products and the friendly folks you will meet along the way. The time-tested methods of stone grinding displays how the folks at Butte Creek Mill pack mouthwatering flavor and nutrition into every product they create. The Butte Creek Mill and Country Store is located in the town of Eagle Point. Just turn off Hwy 62 onto Linn Road and follow the signs. For more information, call the store at (541) 826-3531.