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Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets

Certified Farmers’ Markets Fresh Pick of the Week for 1/13: Wheat Grass (Shots and Trays)

Fresh, locally-grown Wheat Grass (Shots and Trays) is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. The consumption of Wheat Grass in the Western world began in the 1930s and has continued to present day.  Wheat Grass is used for a variety of health-related purposes, and is a good source of protein and potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese and Selenium.

Did you know: Wheat Grass can be traced back in history over 5000 years, to ancient Egypt and perhaps even early Mesopotamian civilizations. It is purported that ancient Egyptians considered the young leafy blades of wheat sacred, and prized them for their health benefits.

Price: $2 a shot or $15 for flat

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