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What Is Einkorn Flour, and How Do I Bake with It?

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What if there was a wheat variety that could produce a flour similar to regular all-purpose or wheat flours, but without the gluten? That’s the potential of einkorn, one of the world’s earliest cultivated forms of wheat that’s on the rise again among American farmers. Ancient grains in general are growing in popularity. Technically, any whole grain is “ancient” by… Read more »

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Ancient Grains: The crossroads of culture, health, and sustainability

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“Ancient grains may have an increasingly important role to play in the next several decades as climate change transforms aspects of our agricultural system. Grains require far fewer gallons of water per calorie than most other foods, and ancient grains, specifically, tend to be more tolerant of extreme weather than other crops. From their nutritional benefits, and their robust and… Read more »

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