Yesterday was Tuesday which meant that we spent our afternoon at Jubilee Farm weeding. Actually, at this time of the year, the jobs fall pretty evenly between harvesting and weeding! Simply not enough time
Read more: Pests: Weeds and Unwanted 4-Legged Visitors
We are on the final leg of our “grain tour” of Washington and Montana where we met farmers and millers growing and processing heritage grains and grain alternatives. Kevin Murphy and Vicki Bradley are just two of the many links in the chain that makes it possible for this region to produce so many unusual – and delicious – cereal grains.
Read more: On the Road: Quinoa and Teff
We headed off on our Montana “drive-about” looking for heritage grains, small grains, and grain alternatives; and we found some of the nicest people raising some of the most interesting crops!
Read more: On the Road – Black Corn, Black Barley, Black Lentils, and Black Chick Peas
OK, folks, I had my first combine ride thanks to Casey Bailey! Complete with a pronghorn antelope in close observation!
Read more: On the Road: Out in the Fields
Our first stop in Montana was at Amazing Grains, miller and marketer of Montina™ brand Indian rice grass, where we met Grace Lee – “Amazing Grace” – and her husband Brad.
Read more: On the Road: Montina