Monthly Archives: November 2017

Italian Lentil (Marche Region)

Microsperma The seed was sent to me from Italy in 2016. This lentil is from the Marche region in central Italy, and is considered to be superior in flavor to the large seeded macrosperma types. These matured in about 100 days … Continue reading

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Tvengsberg Midsummer Rye

In the 1970’s, Martin Tvengsberg of Norway, was interested in local history. He came across an old grain-drying sauna from the early 1900’s. He was curious to see if he could find a few grains of the “lost” Finnish Rye … Continue reading

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