What is Flax?

Flax seed (also known as linseed) is an ancient crop that traces back to 3,000 B.C. and the Babylonians. Around 650 B.C. Hippocrates wrote about the soothing nature of eating flax to relieve abdominal pains, inspiring civic and religious leaders to relay messages about the qualities of flax and promote the addition of the harvested seed to their diets. Even though flax seed has been around sinc…

A Day in the Flax Fields

I often get to spend time with Greg Grahn, owner of North American Nutrition (and goldenflax.com), and experience his passion for flaxseed. His passion can sometimes be difficult to portray on the website and within its contents. Spend a few hours with him and it will become very clear how important producing quality golden flaxseed is to him and his family.My most recent experience was taking som…