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”

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”

Microgreens….not sprouts!

First off, lets just make it clear that I have no medical or nutritional training.  I am not a doctor and any advice given should be discussed with your healthcare professionals.  At the same time, these microgreens have changed my own family’s life and I don’t want misconceptions or misunderstandings get in the way fromContinue reading “Microgreens….not sprouts!”

Building Our Farm with Compost!

We currently harvest anywhere from 50 to 80 trays of microgreens weekly. This leaves us with a lot of compostable goodies! Since we grow our Micros on a standard organic potting soil we have perfect starting materials. The crops are only grown for 10-15 days so they use up hardly any organic material. Additionally, weContinue reading “Building Our Farm with Compost!”