Buying grains and flours in bulk make an excellent stock-up food supply. Store in tight fitting containers and locate in a cool dry location. For those who would like to obtain the economics of bulk purchasing but do not need bulk amounts, consider joining with others to purchase a variety of bulk items and then split. It only takes 3-5 families to make buying in bulk a great money saving idea. This concept makes an excellent large family project or a network of friends and neighbors to join in a Co-Op program as many did during the early times in American history.
Certified organic grains help to avoid chemical and contaminates in the food supply chain which are believed to be linked to increased levels of cancer and other diseases.
Introduce your family to lifelong lessons of a balance diet using grains to help reduce cholesterol, control blood pressure, cleanse the body of toxins, improve the digestive system and to maintain proper glucose levels.
USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend that adults consume around six ounces of grains daily to provide the needed fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, protein, and carbohydrates.
Spelt is a distant cousin to wheat; it grows like wheat, looks like wheat, and makes flour like wheat, but contains far less gluten making it tolerable for many people with wheat allergies.
Cottage Craft Works .com is one online source for organic grain products and grain grinders. Grains are grown organically on Amish farms in Holmes County Ohio.
Stutzman Family Farms have been growing organically now for over 60 years, they are certified by Ohio the Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association (OEFFA).
Bulk grains are available on line at Cottage Craft Works .com They include Spelt Berry, Sprouted Spelt Berry, Wheat Berry (soft white, red and hard red), Oat Berry, Rye Berries, Whole Corn (open Pollinated), Amaranth, Barley (hulled) Long Grain Brown Rice (Long Pine and Lundberg) Buckwheat (with hull or without) Flax Seed (golden) and 7-Whole Grain Mix.
Stone ground flours include Whole Spelt Flour, Sprouted Whole Spelt Flour, Whole Wheat Pastry Flour (soft red), Golden Pastry Flour (soft red), Whole Wheat Flour (hard red), Golden White Hard Wheat Flour, Whole Corn Meal (open pollinate), Oat Flour, Rye Flour, Buck Wheat Flour (dark).
Amish Homemade Granolas, puffed grain, grate nut, rolled, grains and brans make a wholesome nutritious high fiber breakfast without the additives and preservatives.
Looking for high energy natural healthy bars, check out the Amish homemade spelt crackers, natural peanut butter bars, and spelt granola bars.
Cottage Craft Works .com is a unique back-to-basics online general store where you will find over 5000 products from small American cottage based businesses. Products that were made in the early centuries of America before electricity and modern conveniences created more of a dependency on political and corporate driven infrastructures. Regain a more self-sufficient lifestyle and have less dependency by shopping and stocking up at Cottage Craft Works .com