Posted in Education on January 18, 2021
Growing radish microgreens is essential for almost every microgreen farmer including the ones we've been interviewing on Microgreenology since Spring 2020. As clarified in the blog post devoted on choosing the best source to purchase radish seeds, there are more than 30 varieties of microgreen radish. The steps you are about to go through below are devoted on the common way of growing radish microgreens - it's applicable for all varieties. Let's begin with the Read More »
Posted in Reviews on January 11, 2021
Last time we reviewed a few sprouting jars that you can use to grow you sprouts - a nice microgreen alternative many people also like growing. In this post we'll focus on the Best Stackable Stainless Steel Sprouter Kit. This time we are taking a bit more critical approach. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Searching 'Stackable Stainless Steel Sprouter Kits' on Amazon will return results with very similar results. After browsing Read More »
Posted in Reviews on January 4, 2021
Sprouting Jars are an alternative medium for growing sprouts for starters. They are often offered as bundles that include almost everything to get started like the jars themselves, stainless steel or plastic sprouting lids, drip trays and stands. All this makes it a perfect gift as well. We've picked 12 of the best sprouting jars for you to compare and the one that fits you most. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Read More »
If you live in Toronto or in the area close to the city there are a couple of options to choose from to purchase tasty microgreens delivered at your home. One of the most reputable farms in the area is: Living Earth Farm Living Earth Farm is a certified organic vertical farm that specializes in year round premium quality microgreens and baby greens. They are located in Toronto and focus on producing food that is sustainable for Read More »
Posted in Reviews on December 21, 2020
In this blog post we are reviewing seeds from Premier Seeds Direct - a UK based company that's been around for the past 25 years. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. For US based seed suppliers please check here: Back to Premier Seeds Direct: We chose to start with their: Sprouting Radish - Rambo Their bulk Organic CRESS Curled/Common Broccoli Organic Sprouting Seeds Organic Sprouting White Mustard We used some plain containers Read More »
Posted in Reviews on December 15, 2020
If you have been reading our blog for a while and especially the success stories, you may have already noticed that most farmers start growing just a few kinds of microgreens and of course radish is one of the top ones. The radish microgreens are ready for harvesting within 10 days and also come with their bright colors and flavor. Let's take a look at a few reputable brand names and the marketplaces they are Read More »
Posted in Reviews on December 7, 2020
Have you considered building or buying a greenhouse for your gardening or farming practices? Gardening is, in all honesty, a rather complex and labor-intensive process that takes a lot of time and energy. At the same time, it can also require having equipment that can help save a lot of your precious time. For instance, you might want to buy yourself a greenhouse not only because you love gardening but for the fact that you want to make sure that your plants, fruits, and vegetables can grow properly. And if you're considering buying one, then you should consider the following best greenhouses, for they are all designed to provide you with quality and excellent functionality.
Posted in Reviews on November 30, 2020
There is an increasing interest among consumers in organic fresh produce. We can see this in the ever-growing number of vendors that are offering healthy and attractive produce at farmers' markets across the country. In fact, we can even see it on our supermarket shelves, where growers are now offering consumers more and more choice when it comes to the products that they are offered.
Posted in Marketing on November 23, 2020
Last time we covered the basics for microgreens farmers to promote their businesses efficiently. In this post we'll elaborate with more practical advice and insights that can help you craft a plan to work on yourself or with the help of an experienced third party company or a freelancer.
Posted in Marketing on November 16, 2020
The 'secret' to getting the most out of your farm is utilizing the most marketing channels possible and measuring their efficiency for a certain period of time.
There's nothing wrong relying on only one channel and more over you'll be still getting about 80% of sales out of just 20% of everything you're doing. The point is that you'd still need to figure out what are that 20%.