Dan Jason is President of the Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada, www.seedsanctuary.com, and the owner of Salt Spring Seeds, www.saltspringseeds.com. He is the author of eight books on organic growing and whole foods cooking. His newest book (Feb. 2006) is Saving Seeds As If Our Lives Depended On It.
The most thrilling part of my garden this past year was definitely my grain patch - heritage wheats, barleys and oats made a breathtaking display.
Dan Jason describes how to grow pulses - a hardy, substantial food that enriches the soil, thanks to the ability of their roots to fix nitrogen.