Exactly what are microgreens?
Let me take you to a new world of health through these amazing and nutritious plants. You’ve heard about sprouts. You may have seen them at the grocery store or tasted them in a salad. Microgreens are the next size up. Here are some major differences:
- Grown in water (hydroponic)
- No leaves
- Not green
- Can eat the whole plant
- Usually smaller than 1-2″
- Good nutrients that come from the seed
- Grown in soil or castings
- Two true leaves (not cotyledons)
- Only eat the stems and leaves
- Usually between 1-3″
- Great nutrients that come from the soil
In microgreens, you won’t find more nutrients packed into such a small space with any other food. These tasty, crunchy plants absorb the most minerals and vitamins from the soil and make them available to you in the most absorbable way possible.
Now you know what they are. But what do you do with them? Well, you can eat them raw or juice them (chop the greens into tiny pieces first for maximum benefits, slowest setting on your Nutribullet, hit the pulse button–don’t just let it run. You’ll lose lots of benefits. Or use a juicer with masticating setting. DON’T LET IT FOAM!) You can munch on them at work, give them to your children as snacks, or put them into your smoothies. Of course, they are also great additions to salads and sandwiches, too. Throw them into your omelette. Some are hardy enough for stir frys or to put into stew or soup. Speckled peas look great on your coffee table when your family comes to visit, or when you safely gather for a game of cards.
I harvest the microgreens at their peak, and deliver them to you that day. They are packaged in biodegradable sugarcane clamshell containers.
My seeds are all organic. I source our seeds from reliable companies in Canada. Because of the high demand for seeds due to food supply chain issues, some of the varieties I would like to offer may be out of stock.
My soil is pesticide-free. I use worm castings from my own herd of red wigglers. They eat the finest cuisine!
According to Wikipedia, gluten is a group of seed storage proteins found in cereal grains. Currently, the only grain I carry that has gluten is Kamut, which is the brand name for khorasan wheat. Sources of gluten are:
- Varieties and derivatives of wheat such as:
- KAMUT® khorasan wheat
- einkorn wheat
At this time, we are only selling wholesale and bulk. If you are interested in buying as an individual, please let us know and we will get you in touch with your local distributor.