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Facts About Bluebird Grain Farms Signature Grain “Emmer Farro”

Nutritious – high in protein, trace minerals, and insoluble fiber

  • 20% or more protein but only a trace of gluten
  • Our emmer farro is a true whole food – it sprouts
  • Abundant trace minerals (iron, zinc, magnesium and niacin)
  • Great source of insoluble fiber which feeds the friendly bacteria in your gut
  • 1 cup of emmer farro has a significant nutritional value over rice, barley, pasta
  • Vegan friendly – just combine with a legume or bean to make a complete protein

Delicious and “easy” to cook with!

  • A little cooking time upfront will save you time and money in the long run
  • Cook like pasta until al dente and then drain excess water (about 50 minutes)
  • Maintains texture and flavor, unlike rice, pasta and barley when overcooked
  • Retains a plump and chewy body and texture for several days after it’s cooked
  • Storability – cook ahead (larger quantity), store in the fridge, or freeze it for later
  • Versatility – delicious hot or cold (cook risotto style, create whole grain salads, add to soups)

We grow organic whole grain that is NOT “pearled”

  • “Pearling” is shaving off the outer layer of a whole grain for quicker cooking time. Pearled grain is not true whole grain!
  • By not pearling our grain, you get the full complement of fiber, protein, and nutrients that our emmer and einkorn has to offer.


  • The first cultivated grain
  • Farmed for over 10,000 years
  • The ancestor of modern wheat
  • A revered grain from Italy to Egypt