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Einkorn Grain (Wheat) and Those “Amber Waves of Grain” *
There are healthier alternatives, namely Einkorn berries, flour and pasta, contrary to what we may believe about the food we buy and eat. It may take a little more time in preparation, but it’s worth it! It’s your health, right? Here’s the article.
In the 1950’s, the American PhD plant pathologist Norman Borlaug went to Mexico to help fight stem rust, a fungus that infects wheat. For the next decade, he worked with colleagues to cross-breed wheat to be disease-resistant and to have higher yields. Because the first strains of this new wheat could not stand up with its abnormally large seed head, he crossed this wheat with Japanese dwarf wheat (with short, stockier stems), which resulted in semi-dwarf wheat that was more disease resistant; and wherever it was planted, yields soared.