Monthly Archives: August 2019

Fall Planted Grains Available for the 2019/2020 Season

This is seventh year since I started growing and selling seed here on my little farm in Northern Indiana. I am again, ready to offer my Fall planted grains for the 2019/2020 season. Many changes have occured over these seven … Continue reading

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Wild Emmer Mix

Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccoides This is a mixed collection of wild emmer wheats collected in the Levant. They include varietals from Turkey, Syria, Israel and Lebanon. This mixed selection was grown out by Kevin Payne, Taft California. This seed is … Continue reading

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African Purple Wheat

I have a scant amount of information regarding this wheat. This variety is being maintained by Kevin Payne, Taft California. His seed stock came an older, retiring farmer who had been growing it for 30. That is all the history … Continue reading

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Black and Tan (Selection from Sinskaya Mix Einkorn)

Black and Tan Einkorn is a selection from the original Sinskaya Mix sent to me by Ruurd Walrecht, Sweden. It is tall and early maturing with extremely “free threshing” naked kernels. Many of the grain ears reached 5 – 6 … Continue reading

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Sinskaya Mix Einkorn (Sweden)

This is the original mixture of naked einkorn types sent to me from Ruurd Walrecht, Sweden. I tried growing these last spring (2018) and had a complete failure. The plants grew fine but failed to produce any viable seed. I … Continue reading

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Wild Winter Emmer (Israel)

Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccoides This wild emmer from Israel was successfully fall planted and survived our brutal winter (polar vortex with sub zero highs) and also did well during our extremely wet spring and summer here in Northern Indiana. These … Continue reading

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Pelon Colorado Wheat (Oaxacan Strain)

This is a landrace Mexican bread wheat which has traditionally been grown by farmers in the Oaxaca region. It is likely over 250 years old and was introduced to that region by the Spanish. I obtained a small amount of … Continue reading

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Tapioszele Emmer

Tapioszele Emmer wheat is a Hungarian landrace. It is notable for a high protein content (16.5% – 19%) and disease resistance. It is a fall planted winter wheat that reaches a height of about 4 foot tall. I had minor … Continue reading

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Bregenzer Roter Spelt

      Bregenzer Roter Spelz is an Austrian landrace spelt variety. I obtained my original seed stock from Petr Vorbil of the Czech Republic. This variety is fall planted and did well for me this last spring during some … Continue reading

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T. paleocolchicum (Colchian Emmer)

Colchian Emmer, also known as Kolkhuri Asli is an rare bread wheat species that is endemic to the Republic of Georgia. It is classified as a winter wheat. The grain protein content is 18.8%, and is very suitable for bread … Continue reading

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