Warthog Wheat

  • Class: Hard Red Winter Wheat
  • Available types: berries, whole wheat, '00'
  • Grown by: Kameron Koepp, New Braunfels, TX
  • Flavor profile: our crop exhibits a remarkable amalgamation of the amplified wheat flavor of Red Fife combined with the spice notes and sweetness of Rouge de Bordeaux
  • Good for: Artisan hearth breads, cookies, cakes, pan loaves
  • Protein: 13.49%
  • Falling number: 498
In January 2010, Greenmarket and NOFA-NY’s Organic Wheat Project hosted an event at the French Culinary Institute, which brought together grain producers, processors, bakers, and chefs. Of all the wheat varieties showcased at this event, one proved a standout in terms of flavor: Warthog.