Tag: Ancient grain

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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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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