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2014 Community Grains Conference

2014 Conference on the Development of Our Local Whole-Grain Economy
Progress Report & To-Do List

When: Sunday, March 9, 2014, 10 AM to 4 PM
Where: Oliveto Restaurant, 5655 College Ave., Oakland California 94618…

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Recipe Wednesday: Salt Dough Ornaments

We’ve got just the thing for those half-used bags of white flour collecting dust in your pantry: salt dough ornaments! ‘Tis the season, y’all. Get crafty!…

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Bay Area Bites Features Community Grains

More press! KQED’s food blog Bay Area Bites has just published a great piece by Kelly O’Mara: The Whole Grain Revolution: What Does 100% Whole Wheat Mean?….

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Introducing ‘Old World White’ pastas

Our Old World White flour is Hard Amber Durum whole grain flour, stone-milled on a low temperature granite wheel in Woodland, CA. Less than 5% of the bran is sifted out and virtually all of the germ remains intact. This is how flour was milled for centuries before the advent of roller mills and how it is still done at many smaller, artisanal mills in Italy….

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Community Grains featured in San Francisco Magazine!

We are excited to see such a thorough, engaging, and well-informed article about our local grain movement in the August 2013 issue of San Francisco Magazine. Sara Deseran talks to many of the key players including our friends…..

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Wheat Tasting – A first step towards creating a vocabulary

On January 10, we hosted a wheat tasting at Oliveto Restaurant in Oakland, CA. Our plan wast to begin establishing some basic vocabulary for how to talk about the flavor components of wheat and flour and well as discern how those components vary between different varieties.
In attendance were some of the most highly-tuned palates we know including:…

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Whole Grain Buttermilk Pancakes

Here is a simple, delicious and very versatile recipe for whole grain pancakes. Besides the obvious health benefits of an all whole grain pancake, you also reap the benefits of buttermilk. Buttermilk is naturally high in potassium, has probiotic qualities, and is higher protein, lower fat, and more…

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