247 Patents Certain to Influence Your Microgreens Business
According to Yahoo Finance, the global Microgreens market will reach $3.7 billion by 2030, and the US market will reach $960 million by 2030. Whether you’re a basement or garage-based start-up, a Certified B corporation like AeroFarms, or any entity in between, these numbers present you with a huge opportunity.
Why Eat Microgreens?
My wife and son love to watch the Food Network together. They’re always looking for new foods and new ways to cook. One Saturday afternoon, they called me to watch an episode about cooking with microgreens.
Proper Microgreens Airflow: Without it, They Wilt and Mold
During the first few months of starting JPure Farms, we spent a lot of time fussing about microgreens airflow.
If you grow microgreens indoors (greenhouse, vertical or container farm, micro-urban farm, basement urban garden, or windowsill), then microgreens airflow and ventilation are essential considerations.
Urban Farming, Including Microgreens, Accounts For 15 to 20 Percent of the World’s Food
The benefits of city-based agriculture go far beyond nutrition.
Boost Your Child’s Immune System: 10 Amazing Microgreens You Can Put in Their Lunchboxes
To ensure they eat a balanced diet, I add microgreens to my children’s lunch boxes every day. Now, they love microgreens.
In recent years, microgreens have become one of the popular topics of discussion. As a parent or guardian, you might wonder if microgreens are edible and healthy for your kid.
How Long Can You Store Microgreens at Home?
My family loves microgreens, but we’re not big on left overs. That’s why when my son asked, “How long can you store microgreens”, it got me thinking.
We hadn’t thought about that before. We grow small trays (5”x5”, and 2” deep) at home perfect for growing small amounts of microgreens. That’s about enough for everybody to get two servings at any one meal (35 grams).
And if we have any leftovers, they go in a plastic Ziploc® bag, and one of us eats them the next day. My son’s job is to compost the roots and soil.
Merging Microgreens Production and Renewable Energy
Case Study: Hawaii considers solar energy to drive sustainable farming including nutrient-packed microgreens.
Future of Food: The Food as Medicine Movement
According to a 2019 article in Food Service Director, increasing numbers of hospitals and healthcare facilities around the United States are following the food as medicine philosophy.
Growing Your Own Food Is Big Business
According to Garden Research, more American households (77%) are gardening than ever before, and increasingly the face of that gardener is a young one. The organization found in its recent national survey that the 18 to 34 age group reached an all-time gardening high.