Ancient grains? Heritage varieties? What grain is what? This is aegilops tauschii is one of the three plants that bred together to create modern bread wheat.

Nothing is more symbolic of American agriculture than the image of a wheat field ready to be harvested. The golden heads of wheat arching dramatically towards the ground. They are heavy with the grain that will be crafted into quality food for a quality population. This abundant sea of gold…

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Family eating meal together. Eat Better. Eat Together.

When was the last time you sat down to eat together with your family at home? October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month. It’s a great time to start enjoying meals together if you’re not already. Eating together as a family allows children and adults to focus on the…

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Seeded Onion Bubble Loaf was the winner of the 2017 National Festival of Breads. Celebrate World Bread Day in October!

No matter how you slice it, bread is an important part of nearly every culture, race and religion around the world. World Bread Day was founded to celebrate those products from all around the globe. While man cannot live on bread alone, wheat foods do make up 20…

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Photo: Variety of pasta shapes and types.

October may mean different things to different people – football, fall leaves and pumpkins, but October also means “It’s Pasta Time!” National Pasta Month is celebrated each October. North Dakota remains the largest producer of durum in the country, accounting for about 60 percent of annual production. This year, producers…

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Meal planning tips from a Registered Dietitian | eatwheat.org

When I talk with other parents or anyone for that matter, one of the biggest struggles that I hear is “What am I going to make for dinner tonight?” As a mom and Registered Dietitian I have a solution to solve this age old problem… Meal Planning! While there is…

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Image: Snack crackers.

Ready to chuck the crackers or breakfast cereal due to the headlines you’ve been seeing on recent news? Hit the brakes before you toss out those crackers. Let’s look a little more closely at the glyphosate (Roundup) article that these headlines are based on. I chose to become a Registered…

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Graphic: Nutrition facts new label - what's different | EatWheat.org

Nutrition Facts Labels are intended to help consumers make informed food choices and maintain healthy dietary practices. Have you noticed a change to the nutrition facts label on some of your favorite foods? It’s been 20 years since the current nutrition facts label has been in use. Updated scientific information,…

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Photo: Back to school lunchable idea.

It’s that time of year again! Summer is coming to a close, and families are gearing up for school to start! As students are headed back to school, many parents are thinking about what to feed their children for lunch. School Meals Consider utilizing the school meal program for a…

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Photo: Food bloggers visit a Kansas wheat field during harvest.

Food bloggers have been sharing their stories about their farm to food experience with their readers since returning home from the #Wheat2Bread tour in June. Kansas Wheat teamed up with Red Star Yeast to bring nine food bloggers to Kansas during wheat harvest. With a combined reach of 5.4 million…

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Photo: Summer meal idea - grilled chicken Greek orzo wrap.

School’s Out for Summer! For children, summertime means sun, friends and fun! For most parents, summer means keeping up with kids’ activities and a larger grocery budget as children aren’t consuming breakfast and/or lunch at school. Looking for ideas on what to feed your family during the summer months? Look…

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