Grow, Process, and Use Sorghum Syrup

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Want to satisfy your goal of self-sufficiency and your sweet tooth? Consider growing sorghum, crushing the cane, and boiling it down into sorghum syrup. Sorghum is similar to sugarcane but can be grown throughout most of North America. 

Long lauded in the South, this crop is experiencing a modern-day revival, with homesteaders across the country tapping into the meaningful tradition of growing it as a self-sustaining sugar substitute. In the past, sorghum was crushed in large iron mills, often powered by horses. Recently, Grainmaker released a hand-powered sorghum press, making sorghum syrup production possible for any community.

In this collection of resources, you’ll find all the info you need to assist sorghum’s resurgence and earn your own sweet reward. 

How to Grow and Process

Grow Your Own Sweet Sorghum to Make Molasses
Mary Norwood explains how to grow your own sweet sorghum molasses, and how this easy-to-process, healthful food can be used as a sugar substitute in recipes.

Learn About Growing Sorghum: A Natural Sweetener
Sorghum is natural, delicious, and a sweet addition to any harvest. Growing sorghum can be done on a small or large scale, and is the first step to producing your own sweet sorghum syrup.

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