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Favorite Spring Salad

Favorite Spring Salad

It’s great to have a salad made with ingredients that are in season.  One of my favorite salads starts with just 3 ingredients: spinach, sliced fresh strawberries, sliced green onion.  Like most salads the exact amounts are not important (you might like a few more […]

Are You Getting the Nutrients You Pay for at the Grocers?

Are You Getting the Nutrients You Pay for at the Grocers?

There are a lot of reasons to like local food: less environmental impact of transporting food, keeping dollars in the local economy, fresher tasting food, etc. One of the most important could be the nutritional quality of the fresh produce you are buying. We eat […]

Growing Microgreens

Growing Microgreens

One of the coolest things about microgreens is that you can grow them year round.  In the middle of winter when everything is brown and gray outside and you know most supermarket produce travels more miles than you did on your last vacation, something fresh, alive […]

Living, Edible Centerpieces

Living, Edible Centerpieces

What could be more fun than having a fresh, living, edible centerpiece for a holiday table?  It’s even more fun if you grow your own with microgreens.  To make this center piece, start with a 4 inch plastic plant saucer.  They are available year round at most […]

Microgreens: How to Use Them

Microgreens: How to Use Them

Microgreens have a higher nutrient density compared with mature greens.  To learn more about microgreens in general click here. That’s all well and good but how do you get all the green goodness into your diet?  Adding microgreens to your diet is less about recipes and more […]

Microgreens: How to Harvest and Wash

Microgreens: How to Harvest and Wash

If you are wondering what microgreens are you can get some general information in this post.  You have your micro greens that you’ve either grown or perhaps purchased.  I think the best way to purchase microgreens is as living plants.  As soon as you cut […]

Get to Know Micro-greens

Get to Know Micro-greens

What are micro-greens?  You aren’t alone if you are asking that question.  Micro-greens are really small versions of plants you already know and love (well even if you don’t love some of their grown up counterparts, you may still love micros).  They are somewhere between a […]