We’re so glad you stopped in. What is The Greensted? Technically, it means “green place.” We grow microgreens, salad greens, green peppers, cucumbers all kinds of green things. We use “green” practices – you know, sustainable, regenerative, organic practices. All the Keep reading
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Lots going on at #Thegreensted. This is our first year putting our rented land into “real” vegetable market gardening production. It’s very exciting! It’s a lot of work! We have 2 acres of previously commercially farmed land. We’ve cover cropped it for the last 2 years building up the dead dirt into beautiful, regenerated soil. This year, year 3, we’re putting a third of an acre into production. What does that even mean?
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Welcome to our very FIRST Newsletter – VERDANT.
The word Verdant is derived from the Old French word for green, vert, which in turn is from Latin virēre, meaning “to be green.” The word also means green with vegetation; covered with growing plants or grass.
We need to remind ourselves our mission is not just to make lots of money (mission not accomplished!) but to bring good, healthy food, to local people, educate on nutrition and how to incorporate microgreens and healthy foods into their diet. Above all, we champion the importance of supporting local growers, makers and entrepreneurs. It’s vital to the local community and economy
To our website visitors – normally I wouldn’t use this platform for something so personal, but today i wanted to share a little bit about the best man I’ve known – my Dad. I wrote a piece about his gardening Keep reading
It’s been a long Minnesota winter. Dean says it’s been a “normal” winter. Maybe all this snow and moisture will lead to a fantastic spring and summer garden growing season. Greensted has had many opportunities and fun this past couple Keep reading
Come See Us at the Faribault Farmer’s Market on Saturday, March 3 from 1 to 4pm at the Paradise Center for the Arts, 321 Central Ave North. We will have many delicious varieties of microgreens available, including the following: Keep reading
During your last trip to your local farmers market, you probably saw a farmer sharing samples of little, tiny green leaves, which were surprisingly tasty. They are microgreens. Do you know what makes them so different (and so good) when Keep reading
Feast Local Foods Marketplace http://www.local-feast.org http://www.renewingthecountryside.org/ Thanksgiving is over so it’s time to Feast! All are invited to Feast’s fourth annual food festival marketplace at the Mayo Civic Center on Saturday, December 2, 10 Keep reading
We’re very excited! We are making plans and preparing to be a vendor at the Radish Magazine Healthy Living Fair Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Mayo Civic Center. We will be showcasing four varieties of Microgreens: Sunflower – These greens Keep reading