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”
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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.”
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”
New Compostable Packaging!
We are upping our packaging game! Unfortunately, plastics are a necessity in the convenience based world we live in today. Our packaging has always been recyclable, as well as made from recycled materials, but we found a way to lessen our impact even further. A couple of weeks ago I came across a photoContinue reading “New Compostable Packaging!”
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!”
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!”