Amaranth Institute Conference Chicago 2013 Report

Amaranth Institute Conference Chicago 2013

I wanted to share with you a photo from the 2013 Amaranth Institute conference held in Chicago, Illinois. We had a strong turnout with more than 25 amaranth enthusiasts from more than seven US states, two African countries, Russia, and India.  In a couple of weeks, I will post PDF files of the presentations.  We encourage you to continue to follow the work of the Institute at

Handy Guide


A comprehesive reference text: Health Valley Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: the Essential Reference by Elizabeth Schneider

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Eating Amaranth

Eating Amaranth

Did you know that one of amaranth’s greatest attributes is its versatility in the kitchen? It can be added to soups, salads, stews, main courses, beverages and desserts.

Growing Amaranth

Amaranth is a highly nutritious, golden seed. Amaranth seeds are unusually high in protein for a non-legume, running around 14 to 16% protein. Even better, the protein is well balanced in amino acids, and is high in lysine, an amino acid most grains are deficient in.