DetailsOur biodynamic whole-wheat pasta begins as the finest hard durum wheat that is grown and harvested in Southern Italy under the strict eco-safe standards of biodynamic farming. This method of farming relies on the pure and ancient practice of sustainable farming. Specifically, biodynamic farms rotate crops, compost excess and take pride in a system that is free of growth hormones, chemical pesticides and unnatural fertilizers. Expertly milled flour is combined with cool spring water, then extruded into pasta with artisanal bronze dies. These dies create a rougher surface area made to capture pasta sauces. Slow drying at low temperatures ensure that pasta retains nutrients and its fresh-bread flavor. Always cooks up al dente. Authentic Italian whole-wheat pasta grown and harvested in Southern Italy within the strict, eco-safe standards of sustainable biodynamic farming. Certified biodynamic by Demeter U.S.A. Biodynamic farming is minimally dependent on any imported materials, relying on only farm-generated pest control and fertility‚Äîno growth hormones, chemical pesticides or unnatural fertilizer. On a biodynamic farm, excess clippings are composted. To qualify as a biodynamic farm, a minimum of 10% total farm acreage is to be set aside as a biodiversity preserve (wetlands, forests, etc.)
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