Organic Pearled Farro
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2.4 lb / $5.15 per lb
This ancient grain was perfected centuries ago, so why mess with perfection? Pearled to decrease cook time, it’s nutty with a touch of warmth. When cooked, it's textured, chewy, and a gorgeous brown.
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Common in Mediterranean dishes, farro is quick to cook and easy to fall in love with, thanks to its earthy, slightly cinnamony taste. In this pearled variety, the rough outer exterior is polished, which means water can come in during cooking and turn this pale, roundish grain into a pleasantly chewy base of any culinary masterpiece.
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How it does good
Going back to basics to transform local farming
Grain is a staple in many diets, so it’s no surprise that modern manufacturing expanded to make production bigger and faster, often at the expense of small farmers and their communities. Maine Grains is out to change all that, putting chemical-free farming and a stone milling process back where they started in the Northeast. They support their community in growing crops sustainably, creating jobs while revitalizing the environment. Their focus on traditional practices allows them to provide local bakeries and breweries with great-tasting products and promote soil revitalization with grains as a natural weed deterrent. Their commitment to conservation began with recycling an old jailhouse as a gristmill and led to their becoming a zero-waste facility.
Maine Grains maintains relationships with each of the farmers it sources from, helping them to develop eco-friendly growing practices and providing economic support to strengthen their community. Through the Kneading Conference, they support and inspire further innovation in the industry.Learn More
supporting key causes
Maine Grains partners with Maine Grain Alliance, a nonprofit promoting innovative and restorative growing practices for local farmers. Maine Grains also works with Maine Liberation Farms to aid immigrant farmers in their development of community, production, and culturally-appropriate practices.Learn More
low carbon footprint
All their byproducts are either composted or passed on to other producers for reuse, such as in feed for livestock. This makes Maine Grains a zero-waste facility.Learn More
The brown paper bag their products come in is curbside recyclable and home compostable. All you have to do to compost is peel off the paper-based sticker and recycle it.Learn More
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About the Brand
In Skowhegan, once vacant buildings are humming again with new life and new businesses thanks to Maine Grains. The company has helped Skowhegan, a once prominent grain town, take center stage in a global renaissance to relocalize grain economies. Communities across the globe look to Skowhegan as an example of how to successfully restore the benefits of regional grain production and heritage seed. Maine Grains is committed to making the most delicious, nutritious foods with whole grains.Shop Brand
How to use
Swap out arborio rice for farro to make a knock-your-socks-off risotto.
What People Are Saying
Excellent product! Very tasty....great quality.
I love this product. It is delicious. Many thanks!
My favorite grain
I love how fresh the farro is, and happy that it's organically grown in Maine. We eat farro salads and farro risotto once or twice a week!
I really like this farro!
I have cooked with this product successfully since buying it!