We’ve been in a co-dependent relationship with grasses for the last eleven thousand years.

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As best as we can tell from archaeological evidence, we humans have been eating the seeds of different sorts of grass for at least 20,000 years. But it was only after the last Ice Age ended and the great glaciers retreated that humans seem to have practiced agriculture. And for the most part our agriculture has consisted of cultivating…