Episode 319 - Heirloom Grains   addthis
Jennifer Greene is a grain farmer in Northern California.  She specializes in heirloom and old varieties of wheat.  As part of her work, Jennifer began a community supported agricultural program where, each month, subscribers receive bags of whole grains, hot cereals, beans and flour from her farm.  It’s only one program in which she takes part bringing agriculture to city dwellers.

 

 

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Grains are the most important food staple all around the world - in part because cereal grains are the least expensive source of calories for human consumption. Because they're low in fat, grains are also popular in many diets. As a result, pretzels have become one of the fastest growing snack foods in the country.

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California Farm Bureau Federation
California Department of Food and Agriculture

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The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, Farm Credit, and the United Soybean Board make presentation of America's Heartland possible.
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Additional production and promotion assistance is provided by
The American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Cotton Council,
U.S. Grains Council, National Association of Wheat Growers, the National FFA Organization, and
United Egg Producers

 

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