Posts Tagged ‘microgreens’

Gift a Green

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In this digital age, getting a personal letter or greeting card in the mail is a rare thing, and when we do find a real card in the mailbox it is pretty exciting! Picking out the perfect card to send is half the fun, and the good folks behind Gift a Green have made greeting cards more fun than ever, both to send and receive. Continue »



How Chia Got It’s Groove Back.

 

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past half dozen years, you’ve heard about the wonders of chia seeds. For most of us, the first time we heard of these little beauties was the chia pet. While we may have mocked the chia pet, few of us realized that we’d be eating our words a few years later when the health benefits of those little seeds became apparent, and prized for more than just their starring role in an ill-advised novelty gift. Continue »



Our Proud Producers: Greenbelt Microgreens

 

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Sunflowers germinating

 

Ian Adamson opened Greenbelt Microgreens  in 2010, but the seeds of this endeavor were planted years before. Motivated by a desire to grow organic greens efficiently while utilizing ecological growing methodologies, Ian began tinkering with microgreens as far back as 1998. Six years later he began selling some of his produce, and after investing in a glass greenhouse and continuing to tweak and perfect the art of growing his greens, he opened Greenbelt Microgreens in 2010. In 2016 Greenbelt Microgreens is going stronger than ever, producing and supplying certified organic microgreens for restaurants and markets throughout the GTA, including of course, Fiesta Farms. Continue »