How Scintilla Farms Adapted Their Model During COVID-19 and Created a Seamless Microgreens Farm Operations That Helped Them Keep Supporting Their Local Community
Posted in Marketing on October 26, 2020
What happened to microgreens farms during COVID-19? Possibly the worst thing to us was that people backed off more than they had to. It introduced a new challenge for farmers all over North America and the world. At the same time many new farms were founded due to the increased number of people that were laid off. A turbulent environment with a lot of challenges.
Posted in Education on October 19, 2020
Back in May we spotted a cool story about a Slovenian farm on r/Microgreens and decided to invite the farmers to share their story with our readers as well. The post featuring React Green was published on May 25 and up to today it's one of the best stories ever published on Microgreenology. Find out more in this post.
Posted in Marketing on October 12, 2020
Growing microgreens is simple. The tougher challenge arrives when you want to run it as a business. You would start by learning how to grow a small set of test crops. Even one 1012 tray is considered as a good start. The goal would be reaching down to a point you can hit a constant quality on a schedule. Once this is done, then you can add 3 more trays. Once you have this experience, Read More »
Posted in Reviews on October 5, 2020
This type of post was long missing on the Microgreenology blog. Choosing your knife wisely can save you a ton of issues. The right knife though can be different depending on the stage you are. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.
Posted in Reviews on September 28, 2020
In the first part here we reviewed a few gifts that can be gifted to farmers and their family. This time we'll flip it and suggest gifts to surprise your friends if you are a microgreen farmer. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Microgreens Gift Sets There are so many various options and of course farmers can craft a set themselves too. They are also known as microgreens growing kits. Organic Microgreens Read More »
Posted in Reviews on September 21, 2020
This time we'll overview a couple of books and a very authentic microgreens gift made to put a smile on people's faces who are receiving it. It doesn't take a lot to surprise a microgreen farmer who's always busy moving their farm ahead and being in the operations most of the time. Enjoy reading!
Posted in Marketing on September 14, 2020
If you are growing your own microgreen farm and looking to get extra visibility from potential customers who are discovering your farm for free through Google then this blog post is for you. And when we mention Google, we mostly refer to the placements you can be given under the map. See image below. The first 3 placements get more than 50% of all the attention and it really makes sense planning a series of Read More »
Posted in Marketing on September 7, 2020
Marketing is a cool tool and it often plays a key role when a farmer is using it to sell out their weekly microgreens produce. Using digital marketing in farming is a huge topic and it could turn into a long conversation if we decide to do an extended analysis and compare a wide list with options. The goal in this post is covering the basics - main type of marketing and the kinds of Read More »
In our last post we put the accent on a couple of rare microgreen farms you can discover in Florida. Today we're shifting our focus to California to see how are the farmers doing there.
Posted in Uncategorized on August 24, 2020
We are featuring farmers since April this year. Some of the most unique ones we have cross on are based in sunny Florida. Experience their unique approach to farm development over the next couple of paragraphs. Charlie's Microgreens: An Outdoor Farm Located in the Heart of Miami So far this is the first and only outdoor microgreen farm featured on Microgreenology. Carlos Perez Mauri AKA Charlie started a family urban farm project in Miami earlier Read More »