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Micro Greens are one of the most profitable crops you can grow. They can be grown in a small space and the set up costs is low. The growing cycle is quick, so you can be harvesting/selling your first crop in just a couple of weeks. You can start off just supplying one restaurant. When you produce enough micro greens you can sell them once a week at a farmers market.

Unlike crops like corn or wheat, you don’t need to want a whole season to harvest. Micro Greens go from seed to harvest in little as 4 weeks at the most. The fast turnaround time allows you to experiment and maximize the efficiency of your operation. You can also quickly scale production up or down should your sales fluctuate throughout the year.

Organic Micro Greens Varieties:

Some popular types of organic micro greens include:

Radish Micro Greens – They quick to grow and are packed with vitamins A,B,C,E, and K.

Broccoli Micro Greens – They known for their cancer – fighting proper and have a slightly bitter flavor.

Kale Micro Greens – They have a sweet, mild flavor and provide good sources of vitamins A,C,K, and B6.

Pea Shoots – The shoots are full of vitamins with a sweet taste similar to peas.

Sunflower Micro Greens – They have a nutty flavor and crunchy texture. Good source of vitamins A,B,D, and E.

Arugula Micro Greens –  With their peppery flavor they are a great addition to any dish. Also rich in vitamins.

Beet Micro Greens – Colorful micro greens with a sweet, earthy flavor with vitamins A,C,K, iron and folate.

Mustard Micro Greens – They have a spicy robust flavor and high levels of Vitamins A,C,and K.

The key to successful organic micro greens farming is to use high – quality organic seeds and to maintain clean and healthy growing conditions.

                                         

    Organic Micro Greens Farming Process:

    Micro Greens farming needs good observation and maintenance of external conditions for achieving good results. The process is as follows:

    • Soil beds are prepared by filling organic soil rich in nitrogeneous content in the trays.
    • The seeds to be grown are sprinkled on the top of the soil. Some seeds are soaked in water so that they absorb the required water content.
    • Paper towels or plastic covers are laid on top of the seeds. This keeps the environment warm for the seeds to germinate.
    • Water the seeds as required and place them in the nursery. Ensure enough light is provided inside the nursery.
    • Harvesting is done when the seeding grows to a height of 2 inches. They should be harvested with care to avoid them wilt quickly. A sharp knife is used to slice the base of the micro greens.
    • The leftover things in the tray after the harvest are collected in a vermiculture bin to be used later.

    Micro Green Farming Business Plans

    A organic micro green business plan is a comprehensive document outlining a micro green business goals, strategies, and financial projections. A well – written micro greens business plan can help any Agripreneur to secure funding, gain market share, attract potential partners, and guide your decision making process.

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