Harvesting Wheatgrass: Harnessing the Power of Green Nutrition

Are you looking to boost your health with a nutrient-packed superfood? Look no further than organic wheatgrass. Packed with antioxidants and high-quality nutrients, organic wheatgrass is a powerhouse of green nutrition. In this article, we'll explore the fascinating process of harvesting our organic wheatgrass in the spring after it has grown all winter. Get ready to dive into the world of PINES organic wheatgrass and discover the secrets behind its incredible nutritional benefits.

Table of Contents

  • Understanding the Growth Cycle of Organic Wheatgrass
  • The Harvesting Process: From Field to Table
  • The Nutritional Powerhouse of Organic Wheatgrass
  • Use Only High-Quality Organic Wheatgrass
  • Conclusion
  • Finding PINES Wheat Grass Products

Understanding the Growth Cycle of Organic Wheatgrass

PINES Organic wheatgrass follows a unique growth cycle that spans the fall and spring seasons. Unlike other cereal grasses, such as barley grass, which can be planted in either the fall or spring, wheatgrass is typically planted in the fall. This strategic planting allows the wheatgrass to grow slowly over the winter, taking advantage of the often-freezing temperatures. This winter growth period is essential for building up the nutrient content of the wheatgrass.

As spring arrives, the wheatgrass enters a critical stage known as the jointing stage. This stage is characterized by the rapid growth of the plant, with the internodal tissue in the grass leaf beginning to elongate and form a stem. It is during this short period that the wheatgrass reaches its peak nutritional value. Harvesting the wheatgrass at the jointing stage ensures that it contains the highest levels of chlorophyll, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

The Harvesting Process: From Field to Table

To fully appreciate the benefits of organic wheatgrass, it's important to understand the meticulous harvesting process involved. Let's take a behind-the-scenes look at how organic wheatgrass is harvested and transformed into the high-quality powder or tablets that you enjoy.

Timing is Everything

Harvesting organic wheatgrass requires precise timing. The window of opportunity to capture the wheatgrass at its peak nutrition is incredibly brief, often lasting only a few days in the early spring. Our farmers and harvesting crew work diligently to monitor the growth of the wheatgrass and identify the perfect moment for harvesting. Late nights and early mornings are not uncommon during this critical period.

Cutting at the Right Height

When the wheatgrass reaches the jointing stage, it's time for the harvesting process to begin. At this stage, the wheatgrass is typically around ten inches tall and rapidly growing. Our harvesting experts carefully cut our wheatgrass just above the ground, ensuring that only the leafy portions are collected. This precise cutting technique minimizes the inclusion of the stem, which can reduce the overall nutritional content of the wheatgrass.

Transportation and Dehydration

Once the wheatgrass is harvested, it is swiftly transported to our low-temperature dehydrator. The dehydrator plays a crucial role in preserving the nutritional integrity of the wheatgrass. By drying the leaves at a low temperature, the dehydrator removes the moisture while retaining the essential vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. This process ensures that the wheatgrass remains vibrant and green, maintaining its maximum nutritional value.

Conversion to Powder or Tablets

After dehydration, the wheatgrass leaves are carefully compressed into pellets, which are then transformed into high-quality organic wheatgrass powder or tablets. These forms make it convenient and easy for consumers to incorporate the nutritional benefits of organic wheatgrass into their daily routine. Whether added to smoothies, salads, or simply mixed with water, organic wheatgrass powder and tablets provide a convenient way to enjoy the benefits of this remarkable superfood.

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The Nutritional Powerhouse of Organic Wheatgrass

Now that we've explored the process of harvesting organic wheatgrass, let's delve into the incredible nutritional benefits PINES Wheat Grass offers. Organic wheatgrass is a true superfood, packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that support overall health and well-being.

A Nutrient-Rich Profile

True organic wheatgrass, like ours, is brimming with essential nutrients that your body needs to thrive. It contains high levels of iron, copper, folic acid, vitamins C, B6, and B12, and protein. These nutrients play vital roles in maintaining healthy blood cells, boosting energy levels, and supporting immune function. Additionally, organic wheatgrass is rich in antioxidants, calcium, chlorophyll, and fiber, making it a well-rounded source of nutrition.

Antioxidant Power

Antioxidants are crucial for combatting the harmful effects of free radicals and oxidative stress in the body. Organic wheatgrass is packed with antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, beta-carotene, and various flavonoids. These antioxidants help protect your cells from damage and reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer.

Chlorophyll-Rich for Detoxification

The vibrant green color of organic wheatgrass is a testament to its high chlorophyll content. Chlorophyll is a powerful detoxifying agent that helps remove toxins and heavy metals from the body. It also supports liver function, aids in digestion, and promotes overall detoxification, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized. The test of quality is in the color.

Immune System Support

A robust immune system is essential for maintaining overall health. Organic wheatgrass grown like ours contains a range of immune-boosting nutrients, including vitamins C, B6, and B12. These vitamins help strengthen the immune system, enhance antibody production, and support the body's defense against infections and illnesses.

Use Only High-Quality Organic Wheatgrass

When it comes to enjoying the benefits of organic wheatgrass, quality is key. Use a trusted brand that prioritizes organic farming practices and follows rigorous harvesting and production standards like PINES does. Ensure that the organic wheatgrass you choose is free from pesticides, GMOs, and other harmful contaminants.

Additionally, opt for organic wheatgrass that has been packaged in oxygen-free glass bottles. This packaging method helps preserve the freshness and nutritional integrity of the wheatgrass by preventing oxidation. Remember, fresh and vibrant wheatgrass is a testament to its high-quality and nutritional value.


Organic wheatgrass is a nutritional powerhouse that offers a wide range of health benefits. From its antioxidant-rich profile to its detoxifying properties, organic wheatgrass is a valuable addition to any diet. Understanding the meticulous process of harvesting our organic wheatgrass helps us appreciate the effort that goes into producing this remarkable superfood.

Whether you choose to enjoy PINES organic wheatgrass in smoothies, salads, or energy bars, the key is to prioritize high-quality, organic products. By incorporating organic wheatgrass into your daily routine, you can unlock the power of green nutrition and support your overall health and well-being. Embrace the vibrancy of organic wheatgrass and reap the rewards of this incredible superfood.

Remember, before making any significant changes to your diet or adding any new supplements, it's always best to consult with a healthcare professional.

Finding PINES Wheat Grass Products

Locating a Store Near You

If you're ready to experience the benefits of Pines Wheatgrass in your own kitchen, you can easily find a store near you that carries our products. Pines' green superfoods are available in select health food stores and supermarkets across the country. Simply use our store locator tool to find the nearest location and start enjoying the sweetness of health today.

Convenient Online Ordering

For added convenience, Pines also offers online ordering, allowing you to have our products delivered right to your doorstep. Visit our store to explore our full range of green superfoods, including wheatgrass powder, or tablets - and save while stocking up with our Volume Discount. With just a few clicks, you can embark on a journey towards optimal health and well-being.

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