Once a staple of the daily diet in Ancient Rome, as well as for most of the Mediterranean and Middle East for thousands of years. It is believed to be the oldest wheat crop. Otzi the Iceman, an extremely well-preserved mummy found in the Alps along the Austrian-Italian border had farro in his digestive tract.
Farro is a very healthy whole grain, high in fiber, iron and protein. It is not Gluten Free however, it has less gluten than any other grain. Geechie Boy Mill's Farro Piccolo is Certified Organic with a lovely, light, nutty flavor. Piccolo refers to the size meaning smallest, most delicate and flavorful. It works well in salads, soups, risottos, breakfast porridges, as a vegetable stuffing, and in pilafs.