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A Guide to Growing
DUBBED A CULINARY BUZZWORD by National Public Radio, microgreens-vegetables harvested soon after sprouting-are expected to be one of 2009's hottest food trends.
With simple instruction, Microgreens teaches how to plant, grow, and harvest microgreens from one's own garden. The small amount of space needed to grow microgreens-a porch, patio, deck, or balcony will do-allows anyone to easily incorporate them into their daily meals, and the greens' nutritional potency make them a must-eat in a healthy diet.
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Using microgreens is one of the latest trends in salad making. (National Public Radio)
Harvest time averages between two and three weeks after sowing.
Recipes from chefs in the Big Sur area showcase how microgreens can be used.
Online marketing and promotions.
Print and web advertising campaign.
National broadcast and print publicity.
Eric Franks and Jasmine Richardson reside in Big Sur, California, where they own Microcosm Microgreens.
Learn how to plant, grow, and harvest the most nutrient-dense greens available in pots or trays on a porch, patio, deck, balcony, or windowsill.
With simple instructions, Microgreens: A Guide to Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens by Eric Franks and Jasmine Richardson, shows readers how to grow their own little greens of arugula, basil, purple cabbage, chard, radishes, broccoli, cilantro, and more.
Microgreens teaches the easy process of how to plant and grow, as well as how to harvest little greens, which on average is about 2 weeks after sowing. Eaten alone, as a salad, or added to soups, entrees, sandwiches, burgers, or anything else, these tiny greens of nutrition will enhance everyday food and life
Only a small amount of space is needed to grow microgreens--a porch, patio, deck, or balcony, indoors or outdoors, will do. This allows anyone to easily incorporate microgreens into their daily meals, and the greens' nutritional potency make them a must-eat in a healthy diet, any time of the year Microgreens features instructions on how to grow all sorts of microgreens, including: Amaranth Arugula Basil Beet Broccoli Celery Chard Cilantro Cress Endive Mustard Pac Choi Pea Purple Cabbage Radish Tokyo Bekana