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Old grains can be better: here are some of the reasons for and against them

Yes there are: here are some of the reasons

Can be less gluten:Teff and millet are gluten free so are a good alternative for people who need to eat a gluten free diet.

More resilient and hardy plants:
There are benefits to farmers prepared to try and grow these grains as they are often a crop that will grow well as they are hardy and can be grown in a variety of climates,

Down sides:
less guaranteed yield 
It can be harder to get a consistent yield compared to new grains
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This answer was created on 20 Mar 2017 at 15:27 by foodthinker
This answer was updated on 20 Mar 2017 at 16:28 by notazone