How’s your wheatgrass experiment going?
After day three you won’t need your cover tray or brown bag on sprouts.
Continue to Water trays twice a day for seven days.
Sunny spots are okay, but AVOID DIRECT SUNLIGHT ON THESE BABY PLANTS
Harvest and Juice to drink liquid sunshine
Our recommended resources :
North Dakota AgMag, parts of the wheat plant and the seed worksheet: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/agmag/agmag-3.pdf
How it’s Made, Shredded Wheat Cereal, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWFFXuhvkKA
A fun video that shows how machinery turns whole grain wheat into shredded cereal.
How Stuff Works, Wheat, https://youtu.be/F4VoVLlyuS0?t=12m47s
A short excerpt from 12:47-15:37, “What puts the whole in whole wheat” – shows video of mills and how they turn grains into flour
The Origins of Civilization: Gobekli Tepe and the Domestication of Wheat HD & Subtitle “The first people to make bread…a turning point in world history” https://youtu.be/9qyD3EjU0Gg
(can fast forward to minute 4:35 to shows closeup of grains and how they changed. and 7:38 to show it being farmed and worked into dough)
HOW TO & FAQ
With photos of what it looks like each day and when to harvest: http://www.wheatgrassgreenhouse.com/how-to-grow-wheatgrass.html
Wheatgrass planting and care method
Hippocrates Health Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WUX2kn3Qrc
please email your questions to Ms. D youth.director@gecgreenwich . org
SPECIAL NOTE for gluten allergies: Although wheatgrass does not contain gluten, the wheat seed does.