Growing Grains

Growing grains and other staple crops is really the next step up from growing veges in your garden. There are many reasons to grow grains - high quality food that you can store and use over the winter, they are often good mineral accumulators and they provide loads of carbon material for compost heaps.

On this page we are gradually adding resources to assist you in growing grains. Check it out and there'll be more to follow!

We are often asked about grain growing and about how to harvest grains. Here Kay talks about growing and harvesting buckwheat using the same method we use to harvest all grains except maize