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Dec 28, 2016

Chris has shown what's possible. And given that and the relatively low capital investment required to start a microgreens business, it's a business that attracts a lot of people.

People that likely focus on the high dollar value per tray, and people that dream about how much money they can make.

This is where it gets...

Dec 21, 2016

"They weren't just buying the product, they were buying the whole package."

That's how Chris Thoreau was able to go to a farmer's market selling one crop.  Just one.  Sunflower shoots.  He was able to go to market with just one crop because he was selling a product that had a great story.  


There's a lot in this one...

Dec 21, 2016

About one year ago Season 1, Episode 37 aired. It was us taking a look back at Curtis production for the 2015 season.

Today we will do something similar for 2016, because a lot has changed.

Let's start by rewinding the clock and go back that previous episode from December 2015...

"We are officially out of the main...

Dec 14, 2016

Today we are going to start the series, by going back to the beginning.  This is the story of how urban farmer Chris Thoreau started his microgreens farm almost 10 years ago.

Chris will take on questions such as:

Why microgreens?  Why did he start with microgreen?

Who did he model and how much did he start with?

And how...

Dec 14, 2016

Anytime that you do something for a long time, over and over again, how do you keep it fresh?

Let's be honest, any time that you do something for weeks and years, eventually that honeymoon phase wears off.

As should be expected, things changes, life changes, and you change.

If that think that's getting old is your...