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!”
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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!”
1 Year Anniversary!
It was 1 year ago today that we made our first trip to the farmers market as a vendor! Today we are reflecting on the evolution of our farm over this first year of operation. Those first few markets we only had sunflower shoots, pea shoots and radish micro greens that we grew, but weContinue reading “1 Year Anniversary!”
How I became “The Sprout Guy”
Truth be told, I never intended to be “The Spout Guy”. I started our small farm with the intentions of growing lots of fully grown veggies for the markets and restaurants. Maybe we would have a CSA. That is still the goal, but we decided to start with a fully scalable micro green operationContinue reading “How I became “The Sprout Guy””