By Suzannah Schneider, Communications Manager and Certification Coordinator
"Microgreens" is a marketing term used to describe edible greens that germinate from the seeds of herbs and vegetables and are harvested without roots when they are seedlings. These flavorful cotyledons make a great addition to many meals and pack a real nutritional punch.
Microgreens are on the rise...literally!
Not only are these tiny vegetables trendy, but they also grow fast (they're often ready for harvest in about two weeks!), and can be sold at a premium. This makes them a great option for a wide variety of growing operations.
Just because these greens are little doesn't mean they go unchecked! Keep reading to make sure you're up to snuff on your Certified Naturally Grown standards for microgreens.Read more