Seattle Skyline

Our 2018 Whole Grains Council conference was held November 4-6 in Seattle, Washington, at the Seattle Renaissance Hotel. 


View our Facebook photo album from the conference

Download Reference Material from the Program Book

Agenda (pages 2-8)

Speakers (pages 9-21)

Whole grains information (pages 22-44)

About Oldways (page 45)

Conference recipes (pages 46-50)

Thanks and acknowledgements (pages 51-56)

CPE credit information (pages 56-57)

Conference covers

Media Buzz from the Conference

To see more buzz generated by the conference, follow our hashtag #WholeGrains2018 on Twitter & Instagram!

Quinoa: the crop that’s changed the life of its farmers — Enlightened Eater — December 12, 2018

Grain bowls are trending. Here’s how to make your own.Seattle Times — November 28, 2018

VIDEO: How easy is it to get kids to eat whole-grain-rich foods in schools?FoodNavigator-USA — November 21, 2018

Slideshow: Innovating with Whole GrainsFood Business News — November 16, 2018

Slideshow: Whole Grain — November 14, 2018

Sprouted grains: Are we any closer to a workable definition?FoodNavigator-USA — November 12, 2018

GALLERY: Highlights from the 2018 Whole Grains Council conference… ‘Consumption increased 50% in 10 years’FoodNavigator-USA — November 9, 2018

Whole grains providing punch to – November 8, 2018

Turning – or is that texting? – Gen Z on to whole grainsFood Business News – November 7, 2018

Bimbo merges bread, fruit, nuts to innovate in – November 7, 2018

Whole Grains in the SpotlightFood Business News – November 6, 2018

Fueling Snacks with Whole – November 5, 2018


Blog Summaries of the Conference

Whole Grains as Traditional, Sustainable, and Authentic: Highlights from our Seattle Whole Grains Conference — November 21, 2018

White Whole Wheat Flour, Whole Grains, and Delicious School Lunches that Meet Government Criteria — December 5, 2018


photos of food and attendees from the 2018 Whole Grains Council conference