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 – 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”
Tips for Storing Microgreens
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”
Support Local Businesses, Especially Local Agriculture
Today we vote each and every day. But the vote that we cast is not in a ballot box. We vote with our dollar and we cast our vote for what kind of community we want to engage and live in. Most of the time we don’t think of this as voting. Convenience has becomeContinue reading “Support Local Businesses, Especially Local Agriculture”
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”
Proud to be Colorado Proud!
If you live in Colorado, you have seen the Colorado Proud stickers around the grocery store. There are lots of great products that proudly display this sticker on their packaging. When you see this sticker, you can be assured that it was produced within the State of Colorado. We are excited to announce that ourContinue reading “Proud to be Colorado Proud!”
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!”