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US Farms are Going Bankrupt

US farms are going bankrupt at an alarming rate. Trump’s trade war is partially to blame.More than 80 farms in the upper Midwest have recently filed for bankruptcy. President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is making life harder for struggling American farmers. A total of 84 farms in the upper Midwest filed for bankruptcy…
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Broccoli Microgreens: A Mineral-Rich Crop That Can Diversify Food Systems

What are Microgreens? Introduction The strong dependence of human nutrition on the environmental sustainability of crop production has come into focus as problem-solving efforts work to identify mechanisms to feed the World’s rapidly growing population (1). Current malnourishment statistics are high and contemporary agricultural practices are a dominant force in damaging the very environments on…
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Will Climate Change Cause Food Sources to Dwindle?

Climate Change Record-breaking floodwaters engulfed the plains of Nebraska in March. As-yet-untold crops, livestock, and farmlands were lost in the disaster. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture estimates that the value of the lost crops and livestock will surpass $800 million. Nebraska’s main crops include cattle, corn, soybeans, wheat, and dry beans. The state’s estimate of losses…
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Backyard gardening: grow your own food, improve your health

Growing your own food has many health benefits It helps you eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. You decide what kinds of fertilizers and pesticides come in contact with your food. It lets you control when to harvest your food. Vegetables that ripen in the garden have more nutrients than some store-bought vegetables that must…
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Microgreens Packed With Nutrients

Microgreens Have Up to 40 Times More Vital Nutrients Than Mature Plants They may be tiny, but a new study shows trendy microgreens punch well above their weight when it comes to nutrition. Researchers found microgreens like red cabbage, cilantro, and radish contain up to 40 times higher levels of vital nutrients than their mature counterparts. Microgreens are young seedlings…
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Know your farmer

3 Reasons Why You Should Know Where Your Food Comes From.

Know Your Farmer 1. Knowing where your food comes from bridges the gap between farm to table. It seems this gap has grown extensively vast.   Having this connection develops a healthy relationship with food allowing people to appreciate and respect that food is not indispensible. It allows for the understanding of how vegetables are…
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Vertical Farming NYC

Will there be farms in New York City’s skyscrapers?

Vertical Farming The key to vertical farming is space, The Vertical Farm Project, led by Dr. Despommier, claims that one indoor acre of farming is equal to 4 to 6 outdoor acres [Source: The Vertical Farm Project]. They cite a farm in Florida that was converted into an indoor hydroponic farm where strawberries grow in stacks. That vertical…
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Benefits of Microgreens

health benefits Scientists see microgreens as a functional food, which means that they can provide key nutrients in a practical way. Some people call them a superfood. Read about it Here

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HOME DELIVERY

START YOUR CSA TODAY If you’re searching for locally grown food in Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach & WPB area, search no more. Just contact Us by email hello@solarafarm.com or DM for info on how to have Nutrient Dense Microgreens, Shoots or Wheatgrass delivered to your home or you can even pick them up at…
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Pea shoots source of protein

Pea Shoots are always in Season

Fan Favorite Pea Shoots are one of the most powerful sources of protein. You should be adding these Shoots to your meals every single day .