Trimmed wheat; already being converted to a sweet corn garden.
When the young people arrived, we laid out plastic and set them "a flat-footin.'"
Stomping on the right; separating the wheat on the left.
The separated wheat went into a bin, where it was washed several times. The chaff and straw floated to the top, while the grains of wheat (wheat berries) sank to the bottom. Then we spread the grains out to dry.
Sun drying wheat berries.
Soon we'll be able to grind it in the NutriMill and turn the flour into bread (or pizza dough).
"Wouldn't that have taken days by yourselves?" says Virginia.
Exactly. With all this help and conversation, it was fun for all of us.