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%.
Posted in Reviews on November 10, 2020
There are different marketplaces offering microgreen trays for professional farmers looking to offer the highest quality possible to their clients. At the same time there's a growing number of people just curious to try out growing microgreens on their own. They need a basic tray that's durable enough and safe for use. Amazon offers plenty of choice and today's post will mention some of the best microgreen trays available for sale. As an Amazon Associate Read More »
Posted in Reviews on November 2, 2020
Wheatgrass is undoubtedly one of the most widespread microgreens. It's defined as one of nature's wonder foods being a natural healer and containing a lot of chlorophyll. When juicing wheatgrass, it's extremely important to have the right juicer. The device should masticate the grass rather than making it centrifugal. This is how you drastically reduce the amount of oxygen and protect the enzymes. In this post you'll find juicers categorized by price brackets that should Read More »
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 »