Turnip Green Microgreens are Superfood You Can Grow in Your Own Home
While searching for crops that can make a difference we came upon a writeup that sung the praises of turnip greens. An entry on the Worlds Healthiest Foods website pointed out that turnip greens were outstanding additions to our diets.
In fact, "For total glucosinolate content, turnip greens outscore cabbage, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli among the most commonly eaten cruciferous vegetables. That fantastic glucosinolate content brings with it some equally fantastic health benefits. The glucosinolates in turnip greens are phytonutrients that can be converted into isothiocyanates (ITCs) with cancer-preventing properties. All cruciferous vegetables have long been known to contain glucosinolates, but it has taken recent research to show us exactly how valuable turnip greens are in this regard."
We have tried growing these with our hydroponic mats and the pictures speak for themselves. These greens germinated and grew quickly and profusely. Photos were taken at 9 days of growth and appear to be more than ready to harvest. The microgreens have a delicate flavor at this point not nearly as sharp as the full grown plants.
Our kits include organic and Non GMO Turnip Green seed in a seed spreader, a misting sprayer for watering while germinating, 4 kenaf based hydroponic mats and 2 growing trays and tops made from Post Consumer Recycled plastic bottles. There are enough supplies and seed to grow at least 4 crops as pictured (save some to plant outside in your garden). Full instructions and support provided through our website.