Our Local Wheat: Red Fife

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Our locally grown CA wheat is a hard red winter wheat named Red Fife. This link gives a little bit of history as to its origins for those who are interested.

Red Fife wheat, thought to be a Ukrainian wheat called ‘Galician’, proved to be well-suited to the environmentally-challenging and diverse landscape of not just Upper Canada, but also the Prairies and Northern United States. Red Fife was prized for its high yields, early ripening, great taste, protein content, and bread baking value; it changed the agricultural landscape forever. (source)