Latest Blog Posts

photo of bags of wheat berries at a farmers market
In this blog we’re going to explore the wonderful world of whole wheat, highlighting both modern and ancient wheat berries (like farro), as well as quicker-cooking ground or cracked wheats (like bulgur).
Two pieces of whole grain toast with tomatoes and avocados
While several organizations, like the WGC, have been promoting whole grains for years, it's exciting to see a new wave of whole grain initiatives getting started in the UK, Indonesia, East Africa, and other regions...
Red tractor harvesting field
Transparency in every step an ingredient takes to one’s plate has proved to be anything but a fad as consumer awareness continues to grow and encompass new questions and concerns.
bowl of granola
With its inviting, sweet taste and snackable crunchy texture, granola is a great “gateway” whole grain food. Learn our tips for choosing the healthiest granola and creative ways to use this family favorite food.
Barley salad with tomatoes, olives and artichokes
When you think of barley, do you picture a big bowl of hearty soup? Does your mental image of barley pretty much end there? You may not be alone, but if your use of barley doesn’t extend beyond your mom’s beef and barley recipe, you’re seriously missing out.
A table piled with loaves of different kinds of bread
The recent shakeup to our food systems is teaching us the importance of diversity and flexibility – not just in our shopping lists and cooking repertoires, but in our supply chain and food systems themselves.
Walnut Sourdough bread made with einkorn flour
While millers and retailers work around the clock to help meet the demand for baking ingredients, we caught up with two baking experts to learn their tips for “stress baking” and how to deal with ingredient shortages around the country.
Chicken salad sandwiches
As many of us are learning to work from home, and therefore to lunch from home, now is the perfect time to talk about an age-old lunchtime favorite: the sandwich.
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Sometimes, it feels like there are more questions than answers about healthy eating. But in her new book, How to Be a Conscious Eater, Sophie Egan narrows it down to just three: Is it good for you? Is it good for others? Is it good for the planet?
food in jars
Staying healthy relies upon an array of variables -- genetics, age, pre-existing conditions, physical environment, the list goes on. A factor we can largely control, and an impactful one at that, is our diet. Not only does our diet play a role in promoting and maintaining healthy systems, but it...
Whole Grain Sampling Day Character 2020
This year for Whole Grain Sampling Day, and in the spirit of virtual festivities, we're challenging you to choose one of three whole grain recipes to make and enjoy on Wednesday, March 25...
Young Boy Eating a Sandwich on Whole Wheat Bread
Contrary to popular belief, food preferences are not set in stone. They can evolve over time in response to social and cultural cues, as well as exposure to different foods and flavors. When it comes to nurturing a palate for whole grain foods (or any food, for that matter), persistence is key.

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