Spring! A wonderfully abundant time of year on the farm. The greenhouses are full of growing vegetables, and we are working hard and feeling grateful. The robins are back, the geese are hanging out on the pond, and the ruffed grouse are getting frisky. This year we are expanding to two additional markets: Onoway Farmer’s […]
Hello from the Sunrise Gardens Team! We have some information to share with you, and Old Strathcona Farmers Market now offers a curbside pick-up option for one-stop shopping from your favourite vendors, including us! As we continue with our daily tasks of soil worship, seeding, watering, lighting, cutting and packaging we are deeply grateful to […]
‘Grow your own Greens’ Kits are available at the Sunrise Gardens stall at Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market. You can grow your own pea shoots, sunflower shoots or wheatgrass in 7 to 10 days! These kits include everything you need to grow microgreens at home, and we are happy to see an increase in customers excited […]
We are excited to be at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. supplying market goers with fresh greens and high quality vegetables. Here’s what we’re featuring this month. Hope to see you at the market!
Microgreens are the young leaves of plants from different plant families, frequently used as salad greens and herbs. Microgreens is an umbrella term that includes ‘shoots’, the stage from 7 to 14 days, and ‘microgreens’ or ‘baby’ from 14 to 21 days. Microgreens contain higher amounts of phytonutrients and minerals and lower nitrate than their […]