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: 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”
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.”
Eating Greens Does the Body Good!
We all know we should eat more leafy greens. I was told that for years and I brushed it off for later in life. I mean, who wants to really eat a sad side salad with iceberg lettuce and carrot shavings? No-one does. No-One. But the truth is that leafy greens are trulyContinue reading “Eating Greens Does the Body Good!”
We have been talking a lot about the versatility of micro-greens in the kitchen. Really the only thing you need to avoid is heat exposure, so they are really useful in the kitchen. They go way beyond sandwich and salad toppers. One of our favorite uses is to wow people with our homemade dipsContinue reading “Microgreen Guacamole!”
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”
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!”