I thought this was an interesting brief discussion of the different kinds of grains and the possibility of using them in our storage plans. We talk about wheat and rice but little about the others. The Food Storage FAQ - Grain Varieties I'd like to get buckwheat for breads, pancakes, and planting. The grain is easy to grow on very poor soil and less than favorable weather. It is a better grain for diabetics and for those who develop gluten intolerance. I also have a little amaranth that I will be planting. It grows wild here and competes well with weeds, but I'd like to spread it so more is available.