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The Spelt Project

1, July 2014

Published on in “Local & Regional, Food & Cooking”, language — English. 52 pages.
Urban idealist Amanda Rowland wanted to create a loaf of bread from scratch. She had a sourdough culture, some modest gardening plans and a hand operated grister... then she fell in with some farmers and the project took off in unexpected directions. The magazine tells the story of the planting of a spelt crop in a farm on the outskirts of Geraldton, Western Australia and includes musings about life on the farm and the challenges that face farmers. More
Urban idealist Amanda Rowland wanted to create a loaf of bread from scratch. She had a sourdough culture, some modest gardening plans and a hand operated grister... then she fell in with some farmers and the project took off in unexpected directions. Along the way she bought a second hand tractor and in late May 2014 personally ploughed and seeded 7 hectares of spelt grain as part of the cropping program in the Midwest, Geraldton Western Australia. More
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