Certified Organic farm near Edmonton, Alberta that is producing stone-milled flour and whole grain products from heritage and ancient grains. Their wheat is antique; Red Fife, Park, Spelt and Einkorn. They taste different, feel different and nurture your body differently. Baking with Gold Forest Grains flour products takes you back in time to the age of whole, healthful foods. Your baking will have the wonderful, indescribable taste that only your grandparents would recognize. This is a small family farm, owned and operated by John and Cindy Schneider, supplying wholesome local food to their friends and neighbours. They grow their grains and mill them, on their farm, into healthful flour products that we all can enjoy. John and Cindy are very dedicated organic farmers, and take care of their soil as much as they nurture their wheat. The result is heirloom grains bursting with aroma and traditional flavour.
Steel-cut oats are whole grain groats (the inner portion of the oat kernel) which have been cut into pieces. Steel-cut oats take longer to cook than rolled oats due to their minimal processing, typically 1530 minutes. The flavour of the cooked oats is described as being nuttier than other types of oats, and they are also chewier.
We've partnered with Gold Forest Grains to provide a promotional sized bag of pancake mix. Perfect for a single batch of pancakes, this 400 g bag gives you a taste of delicious local breakfast.
They are a quality whole grain product which provides a rich plant source of omega 3 fatty acids and other essential nutrients. They are an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble dietery fibre. They have a slightly nutty taste.
According to the FDA, barley's soluble fiber reduces the risk of coronary heart disease and can lower cholesterol. But that's not all that this amazing food does! Barley also contains insoluble fiber, which reduces the risk of Type 2 diabetes and colon cancer. One cup of cooked barley provides 193 calories, 6 grams of fiber and 3.5 grams of protein. With less than one gram of fat per serving, barley is a virtually fat-free food and is also cholesterol-free.
Heritage variety of wheat. A great general purpose whole grain flour that is suitable for home bread making, baking and any other use that you have for flour. This nutritious, high-protein wheat is milled immediately prior to delivery at the Gold Forest Grains on-farm milling room. This ensures premium freshness for your family.
Certified organic, farm fresh whole grain pastry flour. Freshly milled on the farm from Soft White Wheat berries. Perfect for cookies, biscuits and muffins! This is a whole grain flour, finely milled. A sifter may be required if you need a processed pastry flour for delicate pastries. Amazing source of fibre and iron.
Nothing but whole kernels of organic rye grown on the farm in Morinville and freshly milled. It's a fantastic flour for breads/buns. Mix with wheat flour for higher rising bread. This rye flour is light and fluffy. Rye flour is closely related to wheat flour and has a slightly sour taste. It is often used to make rye bread and sourdough bread. Breads made from rye flour are generally darker and denser than other breads and have a distinctive flavour. Rye flour is high in soluble fibre but low in gluten. Its low gluten content means breads made with rye flour do not rise well. To compensate, many cooks often mix rye flour with wheat flour, which better allows yeast to develop and the bread to rise.
Canada's oldest known wheat variety, Red Fife has a long history in Ontario. Recently it has seen a resurgence and has made its way West.</br></br> Gold Forest Grains slotted some land for harvest this past year and are now offering their own, stoneground, Red Fife Flour. Loaded with healthy fibres, amazing taste and texture, this is the flour for bread enthusiasts!
Oats were the first food allowed labeled as a benefit in helping to prevent heart disease by reducing cholesterol by the FDA. In healthy diets oats support the entire system and promote balance.