Our products are sown, grown, harvested, and sun cured with care and milled to order on our farm in the Methow Valley in northern Washington so you can enjoy the most delicious plow-to-package grain money can buy.
Our fresh milled einkorn flour is a light, soft and airy flour with a delicate sweetness. It is high in protein (18% per 50 g) and comes with a simple gluten structure which makes it a wonderful alternative for people suffering from gluten sensitivities. It is milled fresh weekly for optimum flavor, freshness and nutrition. If you are new to baking with ancient grains you will love this flour.
Like emmer and spelt, einkorn is a type of farro; an Italian term for “ancient hulled wheat.” It is a petite ancient grain berry; rich in protein, phosphorus, vitamin B6, potassium, antioxidants and amino acids. It contains natural carotenoids that are commonly found in vegetables. Einkorn has a low gluten content which is reflective of its simple chromosome count of 14. Many people with gluten sensitivities can easily digest einkorn with no allergic effects (it does contain some gluten so is not suitable for people with Celiac Disease).
April – ever the month of change. On the coat-tails of the wettest spring in years last year, this April is proving to be even more so. Living in what is still classified as a semi-desert climate, as we are here in the Methow, abundant water is always exciting. This spring is proving to be… Continued
by Ashley Lodato Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer They say some things are so addictive you can get hooked on your very first try. Patrick Jeannette (aka “Grampy Pat”) had this experience the first time he sampled a true Alaskan sourdough bread, and he’s had nary a sourdough-free day since. Growing up in the Los… Continued
Recipe adapted from The Silver Palate Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 cups Bluebird Grain Farms Einkorn Flour (our Pasayten Hard White Flour also works well if you prefer a denser cake) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 tightly packed Tablespoons grated lemon… Continued