‘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 […]
Red cabbage shoots taste fresh with a hint of cabbage flavour, and are harvested at 8 to 10 days old. They are used in our Spicy Mix and Salad Shoots blends, and contribute colour and pleasant flavour. Red cabbage shoots, like all shoots, are very nutritious and high in antioxidants. Vitamin C is an […]