Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sugar production, part 2: sorghum syrup

Around the same time we started playing around with sugar beets we also discovered sorghum syrup.  Sorghum species are cultivated worldwide for multiple uses – human and animal feed, alcohol, biofuels, brooms – and some varieties have been bred to … Continue reading

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Sugar production, part 1: sugar beets

A couple of years ago we decided that it would be interesting to see if we could produce our own sweeteners.  If nothing else, it would surely help us decrease our sugar consumption if we were to rely just on … Continue reading

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Resources for grain production and baking

Some information on wheat and ancient grain production and use: Production of alternative (organic, specialty market) wheat and related grains in California Evaluating Spring Wheat Variety Performance in Organic Environments.  Report to California Wheat Commission by Mendocino Grain Project researchers.  … Continue reading

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