Category: Grains

Wild rice

Wild Rice Has So Much To Offer

What is wild rice? Scientific Name: Zizania palustris Other Names: Indian Rice, Water Oats, Marsh Oats, Canadian Rice Habitat: Wild rice is native to North…

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Spelt

Spelt

Scientific Name: Triticum spelta Other Names: Dinkel, Dinkle, Farro Piccolo Habitat: Spelt is an ancient species of wheat that is native to Europe and was…

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Teff

Teff

Scientific name: Eragrostis tef Other names: Teff, Williams lovegrass, Annual bunch grass Habitat: Tef is a small grain, native to the highlands of Ethiopia and…

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Rye

Rye

Scientific name: Secale cereale Other names: Rye grain, Rye seed, Winter rye Habitat: Rye is a species of cereal grain grown mainly in Northern and…

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Quinoa

Quinoa

Scientific name: Chenopodium quinoa Other names: Quinoa, goosefoot, Inca wheat, Achis, Chisaya mama, Quinua, Kañiwa Habitat: Quinoa is native to the Andean region of South…

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Kamut

Kamut

Scientific name: Triticum turgidum subsp. turanicum Other names: Khorasan wheat, Oriental wheat Habitat: Kamut is native to the Fertile Crescent and is believed to have…

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Fonio seeds

Fonio

Scientific name: Achaemylinites exilis Other names: Fonio is also known by many different names, including Fonio millet, Acha, and Hungry rice. Habitat: Fonio is native…

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Amaranth Seed/Grain

Amaranth Seeds (Grain)

Scientific Name: Amaranthus hypochondriacus Other Names: Prince-of-Wales Feather, Prince’s Feather, Joseph’s Coat, Tampala, Amaranth, Thotakura Habitat: Native to Central and South America, but naturalized in…

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