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Earth Bread

By Kelly Bogard Today is Earth Day. A day of reflection, purpose, passion and nature. It's something farmers and ranchers think about every day. But they do more than think. They act. Because every day is Earth Day to the folks in agriculture growing our food and fiber. And they get hungry doing it. Just [...]

Artisan Bread

By Kelly Bogard Essential for sandwiches. Crunch for salads. Something to sop up that last bite of stew. Bread is good with any meal. And contrary to popular belief, it is fairly easy to make. Bread is all about the love you put into it. It is a test in patience and accuracy. Measurements are [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Wheat field to kitchen table

By Michelle Hochstein Fresh bread, warm from the oven. Cereal, morning or midnight. Flour to bake a cake. Noodles for spaghetti. What do all of these have in common? Wheat. It’s the primary grain used in foods we love to eat. Pastries. Crackers. And don’t forget tortillas. In fact, about three-quarters of all U.S. grain-based [...]

Skinny Chicken Ziti

By Kelly Bogard Well, we made it to 2015! Last year was busy and slightly stressful for most. But we say that at the end of each year, right? I know I do. And at the beginning of each new one, I make resolutions–some that stick, others that don’t. My two main ones this year are to take [...]

Meet a Texas wheat farmer: John Perryman

By Amanda Hill Wheat farming isn't for the faint of heart, y'all. It takes perseverance, patience and a lot of prayer to get from a planted field to a harvested yield. Just ask John Perryman. John grows wheat, cotton and corn on his family farm in Moody—located in Central Texas between Waco and Temple. Last [...]

July 23, 2013|Categories: Meet a Farmer, Wheat|Tags: , , |2 Comments