Farro, The ancient Italian wheat, maybe the first grain from which all grains have descended and has been growing in th Mediterranean for thousands of years. farro is a wheatlike plant and grain, rich in fiber and high in Vitamins A, B, C and E, mineral salts and protein, low in gluten. It is refreshing and is the ideal ingredient for healthy and particular tasty dishes. When cooked, Farro releases a creamy liquid, while retaining it tender, distinct bite. It's nutty flavor and firm chewy texture make it versatile.