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FAQs Microgreens

  1. What are microgreens, and how are they different from sprouts or baby greens? Microgreens are young, tender greens harvested just 1-3 weeks after germination. They are typically 1-3 inches tall and have fully developed cotyledon leaves. Unlike sprouts, microgreens are grown in soil or a growing medium and require sunlight. Baby greens are allowed to grow longer than microgreens, developing true leaves.
  2. What varieties of microgreens do you offer? We offer a wide selection of microgreen varieties, including:
    • Broccoli
    • Radish
    • Pea Shoots
    • Sunflower
    • Kale
    • Arugula
    • Beet
    • Mixed Salad Blends Our available varieties may change based on the season and demand.
  3. How are your microgreens grown? Our microgreens are grown locally in Musselburgh using sustainable, organic practices. We utilize high-quality seeds, clean growing mediums, and filtered water to ensure the best possible product. Our microgreens are grown in a controlled environment to maintain optimal growing conditions.
  4. How long do your microgreens last? Our microgreens are harvested at peak freshness and can last up to 5-7 days when stored properly in the refrigerator. To maximize shelf life, store them in a sealed container or plastic bag with a slightly damp paper towel.
  5. How should I store my microgreens? To keep your microgreens fresh, follow these steps:
    1. Remove any excess water or moisture from the greens.
    2. Place them in a sealed container or plastic bag lined with a slightly damp paper towel.
    3. Store the container in the refrigerator, ideally in the crisper drawer.
    4. Use within 5-7 days for best quality and flavor.
  6. What are the health benefits of consuming microgreens? Microgreens are packed with nutrients, often containing higher levels of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants than their mature counterparts. They are low in calories and high in fiber, making them a great addition to a healthy diet. Each microgreen variety offers unique nutritional benefits, such as sulforaphane in broccoli microgreens or beta-carotene in carrot microgreens.
  7. How can I use microgreens in my meals? Microgreens are incredibly versatile and can be incorporated into a variety of dishes. Some popular ways to use them include:
    • Garnishing sandwiches, wraps, or burgers
    • Topping salads or grain bowls
    • Blending into smoothies or juices
    • Adding to omelets or scrambled eggs
    • Stirring into soups or stews for a nutrient boost
    • Using as a colorful and flavorful garnish for appetizers or main courses
  8. How do I place an order for microgreens? Ordering our microgreens is easy! Simply visit our website, select your desired varieties and quantities, and proceed to checkout. If you’re subscribing to our microgreen delivery service, choose your preferred delivery frequency and provide your delivery details. If you have any questions or special requests, feel free to contact our customer service team.
  9. What is your delivery area, and when can I expect my microgreens? We currently offer microgreen delivery services to Musselburgh and the surrounding areas. Our standard delivery days are Wednesdays and Fridays, and you can expect to receive your microgreens between 8 am and 6 pm on your chosen delivery day. If you have specific delivery instructions or preferences, please let us know when placing your order.
  10. What is your return or refund policy? We take pride in the quality and freshness of our microgreens. If you are not completely satisfied with your order, please contact us within 24 hours of receipt, and we will work with you to find a solution. Due to the perishable nature of our product, we can only offer refunds or replacements if there is an issue with the quality of the microgreens upon delivery.
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