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Do you know anyone else who has grown any gluten free grains in their backyard garden? No? Neither do we. That didn’t stop us. We planted amaranth, sorghum, teff, and flax this year. Just as in the rest of the garden, there were some successes and some we will not repeat. Even though we will […]

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Harvesting Amaranth Seed

How did you spend your labor day? Picnicking? Watching a parade? Visiting family and friends? harvesting amaranth seeds photo by lsimon Next year you could harvest amaranth seeds. I have been posting how much I enjoy this plant. And how productive it is. We have harvested the leaves, and cooked them as greens. Early in […]

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A is for Amaranth

Amaranth is an ancient crop making a new debut in the last 20 years. It is a tiny seed, mostly tan with a few black seeds mixed in. It has a mild flavor, similar to rice but without the rice aroma. And it is a nutritional powerhouse. yours truly out standing in amaranth photo by […]

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