The Akimel O'Odham have been growing, sharing and enjoying these grains for hundreds of years. These "Ancient Grains" have been and still are grown here along the Gila River. The River People were the first farmers in the Western Hemisphere to grow grain and we still grow it today.
Durum Wheat Berries (KAVK PILKAN)
Ramona Farms Kavk Pilkan (our durum wheat berry) has an "al dente' (chewy) texture when boiled. Try it with Ramona Farms S-oam Bavi (brown tepary beans) to make our wholesome and delicious 'poshol'. These wheat berries are rich in amino acids. One of our favorites!
10 grams of protein in 1/4 cup
Pima Club Wheat Berries (O'LAS PILKAN)
Pima Club, an heirloom wheat of the Akimel O’odham (Pima, River People) is a soft white awnless club wheat variety used for baking breads and pastries which require baking powder as a leaving agent.
A healthy alternative to breakfast cereal you will love. Low in gluten - great cooked for cereal or add to yogurt, salads and soups. Everyday uses of the wheat berries also include using instead of potatoes or rice as a side dish.
This low gluten, soft white club wheat has been used by our people for many generations. These wheat berries can be cooked with tepary beans to make an excellent 'poshol'.
9 grams of protein in 1/4 cup.
White Sonora Wheat Berries (S-MOIK PILKAN)
This soft white low gluten wheat was brought to my people more than 300 years ago by Padre Eusabio Kino, a Jesuit missionary from Spain. The Pima were the first farmers in the Western Hemisphere to grow wheat and we are still growing it!
Soak, cook and serve like rice or toss with raw veggies for a salad. Add to yogurt or fruit for a breakfast treat - a healthy alternative to breakfast cereal you will love.
7 grams of protein in 1/4 cup
Our Heritage Wheat Berries are delicious in stews, as a cereal or a side dish. These varieties have been used by our people for many generations.
NON-GMO and grown without pesticides and herbicides.