There are really two
considerations when it comes to storing grains
for any period of
time; temperature and space. Whole grains that are
perfect conditions can last an incredibly long time.
are some simple rules for keeping grains fresh and available. If
space is at a premium, try to buy your grains in small amounts.
store them in one-quart glass jars with tight rubber
Grains should always be stored in a dry, cool place,
since the germ
contains an oil that may eventually turn rancid.
If you refrigerate
your grains, they'll last for months.
From: The Versatile Grain and the Elegant Bean
Sheryl and Mel London