Tag Archives: whole grain

The Cookie That Berthed A Thousand Ships

Speaking to the question of ‘why local?’ Dr. Stephen Jones put it succinctly when he said:

It’s about community. It’s about not exporting our value, right? So it’s creating value within a community and keeping that value there.

Another way to answer this question is to taste the new line of cookies now being offered at all forty Whole Foods Markets in northern California using Community Grains flour….

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2014 Community Grains Conference [audio]

Audio recording of the 2014 Community Grains Conference now available. Listen here….

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2014 Grain Conference Resources

We have been overwhelmed by the response we’ve received to this weekend’s Grain Conference. It’s been hard to turn people away, but at this point tickets are officially sold out. For those of you who are attending & those of you who would like to follow along at home, here are some links to articles relevant to some of the topics we intend to cover on Sunday….

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Pasta with Greens & Leeks

This dish is inspired by Carla Lalli Music‘s post How to Make Pasta Without A Recipe. We love the time-saving tip of cooking the greens along with the pasta. Even though our inner-nutritionist is lecturing us about the vitamins in … Continue reading

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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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Whole-Wheat Pappardelle with Arugula Pesto and Corn

Recipe by Oliveto Restaurant’s Executive Chef, Jonah Rhodehamel As seen in the October 2013 issue of Food & Wine Magazine Serves 4 Prep time: 40 minutes 2 cups loosely packed wild arugula (about 1 ounce), plus more arugula for garnish … Continue reading

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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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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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Recipe Wednesday: Whole Wheat Honey Pound Cake

This pound cake is lightly sweet, with a firm crumb, and makes a perfect base for a compote of the season’s ripest fruit (cherries, anyone?)….

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Torie’s Pasta Salad

Every time we do a demo we always make Torie’s pasta salad. It’s delicious and vegan and just about every single person who sampled this asked …

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