Recipe By: Kelley Dillon and Jenny Breen
This recipe was inspired by our CSA which included microgreens from Little Falls Microgreens.
"Sustainable farming means taking care of soil so it can take care of us."
- Ben Back, Little Falls Microgreens
Microgreens are young vegetables and herbs harvested shortly after germination. They are usually about 1-3 inches long and come in a rainbow of colors.
Microgreens are low maintenance and can be grown year around. Ben started LF Microgreens last year and now has 10 varieties. Healthy plants have less need for pesticides or herbicides. Ben doesn’t use any on his
Microgreens are a superfood that contain 4 to 40 times the nutrients as their mature counterparts. They're rich in vitamin K, C, E, A, and lutein which are important for skin, eye, and immune health. Fresh, local food has higher nutrient content and tastes better. Ben believes food equity can be achieved once everyone has access to healthy, nutritious food.
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