prairie heritage farm http://mtpr.org en Local food movement provides opportunity for young farmers http://mtpr.org/post/local-food-movement-provides-opportunity-young-farmers <p></p><p>Montana is steeped in agriculture—it’s prominent in the state’s history; it’s still our number one industry.</p><p>It’s a changing world for farmers, though, and young people looking to get into the field are facing very different challenges.</p><p>But, the modern age is also bringing unique agricultural opportunity.</p><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:00:17 +0000 Dan Boyce 17589 at http://mtpr.org Local food movement provides opportunity for young farmers Farro http://mtpr.org/post/farro <p>January 19th, 2014: Jon and Greg discuss farro, a category of ancient, low-gluten wheat first cultivated in the Fertile Crescent. Farro comes in three varieties - most farro imported from Italy to the U.S. is the emmer variety - and several forms, distinguished from one another by how much bran was removed from the grain. (Whole farro requires soaking before cooking.)&nbsp; Greg suggests using farro as hot breakfast cereal and in soups, salads, side dishes and desserts.</p><p><a href="http://mariaspeck.com/" target="_blank">http://mariaspeck.com/</a></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 13698 at http://mtpr.org Farro Unlike your Butterball, Heritage turkeys can fly and mate http://mtpr.org/post/unlike-your-butterball-heritage-turkeys-can-fly-and-mate <p>Some of you may have already begun thawing the turkey for tomorrow's big meal. The vast majority of Americans get their turkeys from the supermarket, birds that have been mass produced&nbsp; to meet the mass demand.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:30:39 +0000 Sally Mauk 11688 at http://mtpr.org Unlike your Butterball, Heritage turkeys can fly and mate