Sunflower Shoots are seedlings of sunflower plants that are grown from 10-14 days. The crunchy greens tastes like slightly sweet raw sunflower seeds, making them a popular crop. Everyone loves sunflower seeds, and not surprisingly, they also love these sunflower shoots. Similar to sunflower seeds, their shoots are also a great source of good,Continue reading “Crop Focus : Sunflower Shoots”
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Eating Greens Does the Body Good!
We all know we should eat more leafy greens. I was told that for years and I brushed it off for later in life. I mean, who wants to really eat a sad side salad with iceberg lettuce and carrot shavings? No-one does. No-One. But the truth is that leafy greens are trulyContinue reading “Eating Greens Does the Body Good!”
We have been talking a lot about the versatility of micro-greens in the kitchen. Really the only thing you need to avoid is heat exposure, so they are really useful in the kitchen. They go way beyond sandwich and salad toppers. One of our favorite uses is to wow people with our homemade dipsContinue reading “Microgreen Guacamole!”
How To Eat Microgreens
There are a few repeat questions that I get at every farmers market, and they tend to focus on “how do you eat these?” or “are these just for salads?”. The answer is always “Yes, they are great for adding to a salad, but they are really amazing added to any dish!” Microgreens are delicateContinue reading “How To Eat Microgreens”
My road to healing part 3: how to feel better
-Guest Blog by Dr. Ann Croghan, PT, DPT, CLC How to feel better? Start small. Do what you can. Have compassion for yourself. Identify one part of your food habit that you know you should change AND then change it. For me: it was dairy. Giving up dairy helped me to realize that I wasContinue reading “My road to healing part 3: how to feel better”
My road to healing part 2: why would food matter?
– Guest Blog by Dr. Ann Croghan, PT, DPT, CLC Why would food matter? I always ask my patients: would you put 85 octane in your high performance vehicle? This is why microgreens are vital toour food system and to our health. They help us to clean out the sludge and waste created by us puttingContinue reading “My road to healing part 2: why would food matter?”
My road to healing part 1: Normalizing sickness
-Guest Blog by Dr. Ann Croghan, PT, DPT, CLC Normalizing sickness. I was sick and I didn’t know it. Most of the life I remember, up until the last few years, was spent being sick. How can one be sick and not know it? Because sickness hides in what we normalize. Sickness hides in plainContinue reading “My road to healing part 1: Normalizing sickness”
Food Allergies and our Family
For the last 7 years, food allergies have shaped our family and is truly the reason why we started Poncha Creek Gardens. Our journey began when my wife discovered she had an intense allergy to dairy products through a difficult and long process of searching for answers. She suffered from intense fatigue as wellContinue reading “Food Allergies and our Family”