Flour & grain storage??

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Flour & grain storage??

Postby BigBill » Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:40 pm

How do you store your longterm flour and grain??

Do you use whole grain and grind it when needed?

Can i grow grain? wheat?
I'm technically misunderstood at times i guess its been this way my whole life so why should it change now.

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Re: Flour & grain storage??

Postby Virginia Mike » Sat Oct 06, 2012 3:47 pm

At one time Iwas grinding my own flour. Whole grain keeps longer. Whole wheat flour ground at home spoils quickly.
I kept my wheat in food grade plastic buckets. Fill with wheat, stick a Co2 hose in the bottom, and purge the air. Snap on the lid.
Argon would work to, but is more expensive.
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