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 – 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”
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”
Tips for Storing Microgreens
At least one time each farmers market we get the question, “So, what do we do with these? Do they need to be refrigerated?” The short answer is yes. They need to stay cold after harvesting, just like the salad mix. Beyond keeping refrigerated, there are a few more storage tips that will maximize yourContinue reading “Tips for Storing Microgreens”
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.”
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!”
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!”