What Are Microgreens And How To Grow Microgreens
Healthy living and eating requires three to five servings of vegetables per day. Variety in your diet is one way to make achieving that goal easier. The addition of different foods in your repertoire keeps you from getting bored. Microgreens are an interesting and tasty way to introduce more veggies. What are microgreens? They are the latest hip vegetable to grace five star restaurants and high end produce markets. The good news is they are easy to grow and you can do it yourself indoors.
What are Microgreens?
Microgreens are the sprouted seeds of various lettuces and greens. They are grown in small, shallow containers like seed flats in crowded conditions that makes it easier to harvest them. In addition to lettuce microgreens you can sprout cruciforms, beets, radishes, celery, basil and dill. Micro-green production is expensive and time consuming in large scale operations but at home growing microgreens is very simple.