This marks the 11th annual US Whole Grains Month celebration put on in September by the Oldways Whole Grains Council, and the 2nd iteration of the Grainies Award challenge, brought back by popular demand after great success last year. This fall the WGC is rolling out the red carpet and rewarding consumers for their participation in a wide range of whole grain challenges.
Throughout the month, consumers will be asked to complete tasks such as making a whole grain dinner or treat to share with a friend, choose a favorite whole grain ingredient to post about on social media, or donating whole grain product to a local food back or pantry. For each challenge they complete, participants will be entered for a chance to win various whole grain prizes which include whole grain products, rice cookers, and six Grand Prize cash awards. The WGC encourages you to join in and spread the word about whole grains on social media in September using #WholeGrainsMonth.