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Red Fife and/or Einkorn Wheat berries

Flexitarian Apr 2, 2012 06:20 PM

Does anyone know where I can get either of these? I don't want the flour but the wheat berries as I have my own grinder. I can only ever find the flour.

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    Tatai Apr 3, 2012 05:22 PM

    Your best bet would be to contact one of the Red Fife growers in Ontario. Sean McGivern of Saugeen Specialty Grains http://www.foodlinkgreybruce.com/index.php?page=operation_info&operation_id=195 and Patricia Hastings of CIPM http://lanarklocalflavour.ca/content/... would be a couple of farmers to start with.

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      liverwurst Apr 4, 2012 05:55 PM

      I bought a bag of Red Fife flour just yesterday at Fresh From the Farm on Donlands (I love this store). They had a couple of bags left. I could be wrong, but I thought I saw wheat berries there as well. Also, the Saturday market at the Brick Works had a guy there who sold Red Fife flour, last summer.

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        Flexitarian Apr 4, 2012 06:05 PM

        Thanks, yeah they always seem to have the flour but not the wheatberries. The vendors who sell at the markets probably grind their own flour so I will ask them if they can bring wheatberries for me next time, as well as check the two vendors Tatai mentioned.

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        DelightfulFare Jan 17, 2013 04:35 AM

        Hi Flexitarian, I just came upon this thread because I'm looking to buy einkorn flour and/or grains. Can you tell me where you can find the flour? And have you had any luck finding einkorn grains in Toronto? Thanks!

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