Microgreens!

  • Microgreens are not sprouts.   Sprouts are a germinated seed whereas microgreens are a harvested crop…grown in soil

  • Sprouts are grown in water in very low light conditions and consumed as a mass of roots, stems and underdeveloped leaf buds. Microgreens are grown for several days longer than sprouts and are cut and packaged without the roots

  • Dahlia Depot Farms grows many varieties of microgreens

  • Our best sellers are Mild Mix, Spicy Mix and Peas

  • Sunflower Microgreens are also popular and we are currently developing an Asian Mix

  • Our Mild Mix is a combination of Broccoli, Kale, Kohlrabi, Arugula, Red Cabbage,  and Cauliflower

  • Our Spicy Mix is the same as our Mild Mix with the addition of Mustard

  • Our Pea Microgreens are Sweet and Crunchy

  • Microgreens provide more nutrition than mature plants per Dr. Gene Lester, USDA

  • Microgreens are great on sandwiches, salads, breakfast eggs and burritos, baked potatoes, smoothies…just about  everything where greens can be added

  • The flavor of Microgreens is very intense so a little will go a long way

  • Microgreens are considered a “Superfood”  

  • A 2014 study by scientist at the USDA show Microgreens to have higher levels of vitamins

  • A 2012 Study by the University of Maryland show Microgreens to have significant antioxidants

  • Vitamin C is abundant in Microgreens

  • Many Microgreens are high in Beta-Carotene

  • Microgreens are an excellent source of Vitamin E and Vitamin K

  • Microgreens should be eaten raw…not cooked as they are very tender

  • Microgreens should be refrigerated