Our Hard Red Spring Wheat is grown for us by Pleasant Grove Farms here in Northern California. It is a variety known as WB9229, a hybrid variety with roots in the heritage Red Wheat varieties known as Turkey Red and Red Fife, developed to be grown in Northern and Central California. With great attention given to the organic soil quality, this hard red, tested in the laboratory, performs better than any other wheat it is compared with, proving to have great oven spring and high-quality proteins.
This Hard Red Spring Wheat is a very reliable bread baking wheat variety known as WestBred9229, organically and regeneratively grown by Pleasant Grove Farms. With similar characteristics to Espresso, this wheat has a flavor profile of winter spices, chicory and molasses. It is specifically developed to uphold its stability, nutrition, and flavor in the challenging growing climate of the Sacramento Valley and Central California. The highest quality grains combined with our unique precision stone milling methods turn out the finest stone ground wheat in California, allowing for a great rise and oven spring, despite being 100% whole grain, preserving all the flavor and dense nutrients. Very stable in the kitchen, This flour is 13.33% protein content, 1.52% ash content, with a falling number of 413. Makes delicious breads, cookies, and pretty much anything else.