Thursday, June 19, 2008

red fife wheat

bread from the history books Maclean's Magazine

Perhaps it's the alligator bread baker in me that's so interested in wheat. Gators of late have been made of rye and wheat bran.

Red Fife Wheat, soybeans, oats, quinoa can be planted through the NW of the garden. Yukon gold potatoes too.

more on red fife:

The Garnet Wheat Controversy, 1923-1938
by Jim Blanchard Winnipeg Manitoba History, Number 19, Spring 1990
Press Reports and Other Writings on Halychanka (Red Fife) Wheat
from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

From the Ministry of Agriculture Food & Rural Affairs, fact sheets on organic farming in Ontario, field crop fact sheets.