Below is info from sproutpeople.com (love them) even though I buy mine here in town at a health food store I always go back to the sprout people site for the how to's for each seed, grain, bean, whatever.
These are hulled Buckwheat (Groat actually means "a hulled seed"). They are one of the quickest sprouts around - soak 'em for 1/2 hour, rinse a few times and you have sprouts in about 24-48 hours. They are nutty, plump and extremely tender. A great snack!
I am not an expert but I think you would have to buy hulled in order to sprout, but again I don't really know... I have seen the buckwheat in the bulk bins at my whole foods store... Sorry I can't be of more help...
hey, just a quick question. I usually make pizza by sprouting the buckwheat, but I am had all my sprout trays full, but would like to make some now. can I not just soak it for five hours and then make the pizza? Or am I just dreamng.