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Recycle Soil into New Product

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT I recycle the soil I grow micro greens in, by composting it or selling it. I dump my trays on my

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Pricing Micro Greens

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT Some micro’s leaves are heavier (per oz) than others. For example, sunflower shoots weigh more than horseradish and chia, so I get

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Winter Growing of Micro Greens

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT For winter sales of micro greens, I’m doing about 20 trays a week to start. I have a winter market through

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Squash Need Heat

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT I’ve only been growing commercially for a few years (but have been hobby gardening for 16 yrs) and live in central

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Second Cuts of Greens

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT I try and get 3 cuttings from my arugula, depending on how hot it is before clearing the bed. The more

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Bagging Greens by Weight

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT I use the # 10 size Pac Sell bag, which is big enough to hold 1 lb. of greens, which is

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Keeping Greens Fresh to Sell at Market

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT I grow mostly baby greens. For me humidity and high temperatures are a huge factor. I cut my greens either the

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Hoops Built with Electrical Conduit Pipes

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT Electrical conduit pipes work great for hoops. That’s all we use on our beds, and they survived Connecticut’s “Big Snow” last

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Greenhouse Construction

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT *We built our 14 x 24 greenhouse last year and here are some books that helped us. Because of my  husband’s

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What Bags to Use for Greens?

Courtesy of Brenda S., Thompson Street Farm, Glastonbury CT For greens,  I use bags from Pac Sel, in Portland OR. I use twist ties to close them. The bags are

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