Paul Leier of Heartland Flax shows the small seeds of the flax plant, which grows well in North Dakota. Leier says flaxseed or flaxseed flour are good in a variety of products, from baked goods to smoothies.
Flaxseed, the highly-regarded offspring of the flax plant, grows readily in North Dakota and has caused growth of another sort; business growth at Heartland Flax, one of the nation's premiere processors of flaxseed. In fact, Heartland Flax in Valley City is growing so fast, it has several positions to fill. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.