Sprout For Health 2024 Indoor Growing Challenge - Feast Together

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Ashleigh Smith

Jan 22
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We are coming to the end of our Sprout for Health 2024 Indoor Growing Challenge. We hope you have enjoyed learning about a few of the many ways plants can help improve your health and well-being. While we love enjoying these mighty plants ourselves, we love sharing them even more. The focus for week 4 of this challenge is to focus on your community by feasting together. We can’t wait to see how you feast on the sprouts and microgreens you have grown! Share your success online by tagging @trueleafmarket and adding #sproutforhealth #trueleafmarket and #2024indoorgrowingchallenge to your social media posts.


Week 1 - A Clean Green Start. Detox with wheatgrass. learn about the health benefits of wheatgrass. Declutter your home. Take a daily walk. Replace bad habits with good ones. Week 2 - Break out and sprout. Try sprouting new varieties. Learn about the health benefits of sprouts. Try a new sprouting method (jar, tray, terra cotta, bag). Spend a few minutes stretching each day. Week 3 - Tiny but Mighty. Try growing new microgreens. Learn about the health benefits of microgreens. Try a new growing medium. Do a micro workout - move for 15 minutes. Week 4 - Feast Together. Share your favorite sprouts and microgreens recipes. How can you spend quality time with friends and family this week? What are your favorite sprouts and microgreens? What do you like about them?

Share Your Favorite Sprouts and Microgreens Recipes

We get questions about how sprouts and microgreens can be used all the time. The answer is simple, however you want. Some of the most common ways include salads, smoothies, sandwiches, spring rolls, and so much more! They can be added to anything you would traditionally use lettuce or spinach for. Instead of using lettuce on your next burger or taco, try some microgreens. Just keep in mind sprouts and microgreens aren’t typically cooked. If added to a warm dish, they are best stirred in at the end. Sprouts and microgreens are perfect for adding a refreshing and crunchy texture to salads, stir-fries, pasta, eggs, and toast. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there is a place for sprouts and microgreens at your table.

What Are Your Favorite Sprouts and Microgreens?

Throughout this challenge we have invited you to try different varieties of sprouts and microgreens. How has it been? Did you discover any new seeds or varieties you want to keep around? Tell us all about your experience in the comments below or on social media! Still looking for something new? We recommend growing corn shoots. This is a unique microgreen that is grown in total darkness. Growing corn microgreens in darkness helps prevent the development of chlorophyll in the stems while preserving the beloved sweet corn flavor. This is the perfect way to get that fresh from the garden corn flavor in the dead of winter!


How Can You Spend Quality Time With Friends and Family This Week?

While our diet and level of physical movement are often the first things that come to mind when considering our health, our social interactions also play a vital role in our overall well-being. As part of this week's challenge, we invite you to think of ways you can connect with others. This may look like spending time with friends and family in person, calling someone over the phone, checking in on a neighbor, or writing a personalized letter. If you are overflowing with your sprout and microgreen crops, consider sharing a meal with those near you. Show us how you are connecting with others on social media by tagging @trueleafmarket and #sproutforhealth.

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Debbie Warbington

My daughter and her fiancé are Mandi and CJ , from On The Grow! They love and recommend y’all’s seeds! I highly recommend trying out the recipes in the book that we wrote for on the grow. They are fabulous and use a lot of micro greens.!


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