Crop Focus: Mustard Microgreens

When you need a little heat….reach for some mustard micro greens!   Mustard Greens are extremely potent and flavorful!  Don’t let the delicate texture and small stature fool you.  These guys bring the heat! Tasting of horseradish or wasabi, a little can go a long way.  They are the most intensely flavored micro-green that weContinue reading “Crop Focus: Mustard Microgreens”

Crop Focus – Purple Kohlrabi Micro-greens

Kohlrabi is a lesser known veggie on the scene.  It resides in the Brassica family, like broccoli or cauliflower, and forms a bulb at the base of the plant.  The entire plant is edible and is commonly either green or purple in color.  The bulb that is formed at the base of the plant is crispy andContinue reading “Crop Focus – Purple Kohlrabi Micro-greens”

Crop Focus – Radish Microgreens

When gardening, some old school gardeners will use radish seeds to mark their rows so they know where slow germinating seeds were planted, like carrots.  Radishes are a quick growing crop in the field.  Taking just about 4 weeks from seed sowing to harvest, they pop from the soil quickly, which makes them great forContinue reading “Crop Focus – Radish Microgreens”

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!”

Our Recycled Kitchen Garden

Spring kicks off this week and we are excited to get our outdoor garden space in order!  The beds are thawing out and all of the snow is melted.   As soon as these temps heat up, we will be in business!  We wanted to take a moment and shine a spotlight on all ofContinue reading “Our Recycled Kitchen Garden”

Microgreen Guacamole!

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!”

Microgreens and Smoothies…A Perfect Pair!

A few years back our family made a big push to incorporate more fruit into our diet. Our kids always like snacking on fruit, and due to our food allergies, we don’t have typical snack food in the house. The go to for them is almost always a banana or an apple…or two. We foundContinue reading “Microgreens and Smoothies…A Perfect Pair!”

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”

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle on the Farm!

We try to be as sustainable as we can with our farm operations. We reuse trays, compost, and avoid using plastic when possible. The farming industry has become overrun with plastic products, and we’re trying our hardest not to add to that problem. We use plastic trays for our microgreen planting, but re-use them asContinue reading “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle on the Farm!”