Our journey in micro-greens and farming all started with lots of research. Celiac Disease had left our young family nutrient deficient and we needed to get some highly nutritious food into our diets immediately. It’s not only us that is struggling with nutrient deficiency, but according to a 2017 study, two-thirds of the worldsContinue reading “Crop Focus: Broccoli Microgreens”
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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: Pea Shoots
When we decided to start growing micro greens for our family, we started with Peas. They are easy to grow, yield well, and taste amazing! Not to mention, they are an amazing source of vitamins, minerals, and plant based protein. Our family has a few food allergies, including celiac disease, which destroys the gut microbiome.Continue reading “Crop Focus: Pea Shoots”
Crop Focus : Sunflower Shoots
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”
Support Local Businesses, Especially Local Agriculture
Today we vote each and every day. But the vote that we cast is not in a ballot box. We vote with our dollar and we cast our vote for what kind of community we want to engage and live in. Most of the time we don’t think of this as voting. Convenience has becomeContinue reading “Support Local Businesses, Especially Local Agriculture”
Living Micro-greens by P.C.G.
As we come into spring, we are excited to get back outside and tidy up our gardens and back yards. Soon the flowers will be in blossom and the humming birds will be buzzing from flower to flower. But right now we are in-between seasons. We have to keep our patience and not getContinue reading “Living Micro-greens by P.C.G.”
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”
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!”
Proud to be Colorado Proud!
If you live in Colorado, you have seen the Colorado Proud stickers around the grocery store. There are lots of great products that proudly display this sticker on their packaging. When you see this sticker, you can be assured that it was produced within the State of Colorado. We are excited to announce that ourContinue reading “Proud to be Colorado Proud!”