The Latest Crop In the Local Food Movement? Wheat.
By Kristan Lawson. Until very recently, small farms have tended to avoid planting wheat because it’s not very profitable per acre. Commercially, wheat is grown in such vast quantities that it’s usually sold not by the pound but by the ton. For centuries, society has considered wheat a faceless “commodity” like iron ore or cotton, every sack anonymous and interchangeable.
But that’s all about to change. By Kristan Lawson. Read More.