There are a few micro-green varieties that we grow specifically for their nutritional content, and Red Cabbage is one of them. Many chefs prefer these micros for their amazing purple stems and dark green leaf. They typically use them as a beautiful garnishment but there is so much more to them. If you comeContinue reading “Crop Focus – Red Cabbage Micro-greens”
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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 : 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”
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!”
Our Microgreen Menu Entering 2018
We like to grow a wide variety of microgreens that have a wide range of flavors as well as nutrition profiles. Some are spicy, while some are mild in flavor. Some are crunchy and some are delicate in texture. Some are easy to grow while others are difficult. Most grow quickly while othersContinue reading “Our Microgreen Menu Entering 2018”
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!”