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Whole Rye Berries

SKU ryeb8
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100% organic sourced rye berries are one of the most preferred for mushroom substrates. Hobbyist and commercial growers alike have used rye berries for decades. Mushroom and mycelium of many species thrive on their nutrient content.

Rye Grain / Rye Berry substrate recipe for 1 Quart Jar

Rye – 200g (=7.1 oz = 200 ml = 0.87 cup)

Distilled Water – 220g (= 7.8 oz = 220 ml = 0.95 cup)


You can make grain in 4 easy steps.

Step 1: Rinse and clean the grains, soak in water for 12-24 hours.

Step 2: Cook the grains for 15-20 minutes so that they absorb water.

Step 3: Drain and dry excess moisture from the outside of the grains.

Step 4: Load grain into mason jars and sterilize for 90 minutes at 15 PSI.

They are also popular for for milling, malting, distilling, and using in grain bowls.

To prepare the whole grain, simply measure out the desired amount of rye berries into a saucepan and add three to four times as much water and salt to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about an hour or until tender. Drain and set aside to cool, or serve immediately in a breakfast bowl, dinner grain bowl, or salad. Try this rye berry salad, and feel free to substitute whatever herbs, nuts, or fruits you have on hand.

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