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I've been playing around a little with growing sprouts. It's an easy thing to do and produces a quick source of food that is very good for you.

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Comment by Elaine de Saxe on March 3, 2017 at 16:42

Sunflower, Buckwheat, Peas and Broccoli are our favourites although they're called 'micro-greens' these days.

Comment by Rob Collings on March 3, 2017 at 16:07

Nice work Andy, I love sprouts.

I sprout barley, oats, sunflower (sometimes others, but not sorghum) for the chooks and goats. You get bang for buck out of the grain and it's great for their gut health (as with our's).

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on March 2, 2017 at 19:37

I actually got it from Farina. It works really well.

Comment by Susan on March 2, 2017 at 19:32

Hi Andy, that was really good to see.  I've never had much success with sprouts, mostly because I forget to water.  I think that bag idea is neat - where did you get it?

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on March 2, 2017 at 17:42

Mine are in a pad thai tonight!

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on March 2, 2017 at 12:13
Many ways to make sprouts/micro-greens! Currently I do them in potting mix, water once and forget until harvest.

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