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Apr 24, 2008 03:24 PM

Where in Canada can I buy untreated Teff seeds?

This plant is great for all kinds of cooking. The plant originates in Africa somewhere I believe. I have called around with no success. If anyone can help, thanks so much!
Info on the plant as follows:

Teff, annual bunch grass, lovegrass, t'ef, toff, warm-season annual bunch grass
Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Ethiopian: Tef
Oromigna: Tafi
Tigrigna: Taf

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  1. Can't speak to "in Canada", but I heard of a grain grower who added tef to his crops down in the U.S. Can't remember the details, but I found that by Googling. Good luck. Have you tried stopping into some Ethiopian shops to ask?

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        1. Bob's Red Mill has teff and it is available at Whole Foods

          1. Give it a few months. It's set to become the next Quinoa.
            Bob's Red Mill has it and many of their products are in Loblaws and other big grocery stores.

            Or try Desta Market on the Danforth, which carries Ethiopian products.

            You can order it online here, and they also have a Toronto pick-up location.