Now is the time of year to enjoy perusing seed catalogues, like Saltspring Seeds, which carries some neat varieties of grains.
We are ordering some unique grains for Lawns to Loaves. Quinoa, Amaranth, and of course wheat! These grains will be planted in local yards, schools, boulevards, and community patches.
Heritage wheats come in many shapes and sizes; tall, short, blue, black, golden… Many have unique beards, which are tufts or group of hairs or bristles on certain plants.