Growing Grain in Mendocino County

Jul 17, 2016

Doug Mosel (below) grows this Iranian Blue Beard wheat on his Mendocino County farm, along with numerous other varieties of wheat, rye, barley and other grains.
Credit Mendocino Grain Project

  Agricultural diversification in Mendocino County doesn’t just mean adding new varietals, or even preparing for legal cannabis cultivation. For a small but growing number of farmers, it includes growing traditional and specialty grains. Reporter Valerie Kim visited the man at the center of this incipient trend, Doug Mosel of the Mendocino Grain Project.