Verdant. May 2020 Vol. 2

Growing on news
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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Here we grow: Growing our farmpreneur business

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