For Chefs

We work closely with our Seattle and Eastside Chefs to provide them with the best quality microgreens possible.  Our standard is quality first, with a focus on providing our Chefs with the perfect product, delivered on time, with outstanding flavor and vibrance. 

 
 
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sizing

Flat (10 x 20 Tray of 8 individual blocks)

Half Flat (4 blocks)

8 blocks = 1 flat

You may purchase a full flat of one variety (8 blocks total) or individual blocks of any one variety.  You can customize a full flat to have up to 8 different varieties.  All microgreens are sold live in the soil they were grown in. 

 

 
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How it works

We have many varieties available every week for delivery. You may order ahead of time from our fresh sheet or choose out of a limited surplus when we are delivering in the area. Email us for a copy of our fresh sheet or if you would like to create a standing order. Simply contact us and we'll be happy to get you set up. 

 

 

 
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free delivery

We deliver for no charge to Seattle on Wednesday's between 12pm-3pm and to Bellevue on Thursday's. We have a minimum order of 1 flat (8 blocks) on these days and there is no delivery charge.  We prefer not to leave our product outdoors as our greens are delicate.  We can leave it somewhere inside the kitchen or restaurant. 

We pride ourselves in quality and service. If our product is not satisfactory, we will happily replace it or refund your money.

Why Living Trays?

Our living trays are filled rich organic soil bursting with vibrant microgreens.  Living trays allow you to cut the greens right before you prepare them. This essentially allows you to eat living plants, full of life-giving nutrition.  Green plants have long been known to provide the highest amount micronutrients – vitamins, minerals, and many other phytochemicals per calorie.  As a plant is cut and stored, vital micronutrients are lost with each passing hour and each passing day.  Most greens that you purchase in the market are a minimum of 3-5 days old. Then you store them for a few more days in your refrigerator.  Living trays allow you to take advantage of the full benefits of these greens, without loss of nutrition.  It's feeding your body vital nutrients and vitality our bodies were designed to have. 

We take the utmost care to ensure our greens are as healthy and nutritious as possible.  We are USDA certified organic and never use pesticides or chemicals. Our soil comes from Cedar Grove Compost from Maple Valley, WA.  We enrich the soil with other organic matter to ensure the best possible nutrition goes into the microgreens and, ultimately, to you. 

Our greens get lots of light and needed darkness at night.  Just like a human needs to rest, so do greens. It's essential they also receive dark hours at night in order to metabolize and convert those carbohydrates into plant tissue. They deepen their roots, thicken their stems, and broaden their leaves. In essence, plants work hard by day, and grow strong by night.  

We take great care to know just the right mix of good nutrition and proper care to grow healthy, delicious greens that are bursting with nutrition.  It's not just about growing greens.  It's about growing the healthiest and most nutritious greens possible.  

 

Pricing

Sizes:

1 Flat (8 blocks) 

Half Flat (4 blocks) 

 

We are a small family farm committed to providing the highest quality certified organic living greens to local chefs. Because we are a small local business we don’t have the resources to compete with larger commercial operations but at the same time we provide a higher quality product and put personal care into each and every block of greens. We aim for a farmer to chef relationship and thus when you place your order we set aside those greens and say, “These greens are for [Joe],” and we put our all into seeing to it those are monitored carefully for you and arrive in the best condition possible.

Some of our greens are priced a bit higher than our average cost due to much higher costs of the seeds for these specialty greens and the extra monitoring that these require. 

We offer our living microgreens in 5x5" blocks. 8 blocks = 1 flat. The normal flat rate is $26 for most microgreens. Certain specialty varieties cost between $5 and $7 per block, depending on the variety. See below for a full list of what a certain type costs. 

If you buy a flat with several different priced blocks, you will be charged for each individual block. For example, if you have 2 blocks Arugula, 2 blocks Cilantro, 2 blocks Basil, and 2 blocks Red Mizuna, you would be charged $3.25 each for the arugula, cilantro, and basil ($19.50). The red mizuna, at $5 per block, would add $10, making your total $29.50. 

You can also purchase a half flat (4 blocks) at the price of $13 unless they are specialty items. In that case you will be charged the price of each block. For example, 2 blocks of Purple Basil ($6 each) and 2 blocks of  French Sorrel ($5 each). The total cost would be $22. 

For an entire flat (8 blocks) of one specialty variety, we will discount the price of one block (the price of 7 blocks instead of 8). 

 

$26 per flat or combination of any of the following:

  • Amaranth (Red)
  • Arugula
  • Basil (Genovese, Lemon)
  • Beets (Bull's Blood)
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage (Red)
  • Celery
  • Chervil (true leaf)
  • Coriander (Cilantro)
  • Dill 
  • Frisse (true leaf)
  • Fennel, Green
  • Kale, Red and Green
  • Kohlrabi (true leaf)
  • Pea Shoots (Sugar Peas)
  • Pea Tendrils (Feisty Peas or Pea Vines)
  • Radish (Daikon, Purple Sango, China Rose, or Triton)
  • Spicy Mix (true leaf)
  • Sunflower Shoots
  • Wasabi Mustard (true leaf)

 

Specialty Items

$5 per block:

  • Red Mizuna (true leaf)
  • Mustards (all varieties except wasabi)
  • Red Pac Choi (true leaf)
  • Popcorn Shoots (blanched; seasonal)
  • Sorrel, French 

 

$6 per block:

  • Basil (Purple)
  • Lemon Balm

 

$7 per block:

  • Fennel (Bronze; with fronds)
  • Sorrel, Red Veined
  • Shiso, Red (true leaf)

 

 

 

What We Grow

Spicy Flavor

Spicy microgreens are our best selling varieties.  They add a punch of flavor and heat and are wonderful compliments to salads, meat dishes, and savory meals. 

Arugula Microgreens

Arugula is our best selling microgreen.  It has a distinct arugula bite but without the bitterness you'll often find in its mature leaf counterpart.  It's wonderful added to just about anything. 

triton radish

Very spicy and considered on the small side for radish leaves, this variety is perfect for garnishes or adding zing to a dish. The stems are a medium pink an d the leaves are light green.

red/Purple radish

This deep purple microgreen is a popular choice for both color and spicy flavor.  The stems and leaves provide a substantial heat that some have compared to wasabi. 

Garnet Mustard

One of our spiciest greens with a distinct mustard flavor. Spice up your meal and add a bit of zing with this spicy mama. The deep red/purple cotyledons neatly contrast the bright green true leaves, making them stand out. 

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Mixed Mustard 

We mix two varieties of mustard, Ruby Streaks and Garnet, to create a stunning and spicy flavored microgreen that's as beautiful as it is tasty. Varieties also grown separately upon request.

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spicy Mix

This mix is one of our best sellers.  It consists of a variety of spicy greens.  It's as beautiful as it is delicious with green, speckled, and dark purple leaves, some at true leaf stage.

Mild Flavor

These are the classic staples that have an even more enhanced flavor at the microgreen stage than at its full size. Whether they're used for garnish or as an ingredient, they're sure to please and can always be relied on. Kids especially love these mild varieties. 

Broccoli 

Eating your broccoli can now be more enjoyable with this nutrition-packed microgreen.  Studies show Microgreens are 4-40 times more nutritious than their mature cousins.  Broccoli microgreens are mild with a slight broccoli flavor.  This is a favorite for kids! 

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feisty pea (pea tendril)

Used most often as a garnish, these feathery peas create an extra appeal on plates, adding color to light dishes.

Flax

flax

Commonly used in seed form, flax microgreens are packed with vitamins, potassium, iron, essential amino and fatty acids, antioxidants, dietary fiber, and protein. The flavor is slightly nutty. 

 

Red acre cabbage

Red Acre Cabbage lends a dark green color with purple edged leaves and lilac colored stems. A favorite for its color and nutritional profile.  Studies on microgreens have shown this micro can be about 40 times more nutritious than its mature counterpart. 

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spinach

Classic green spinach, even better in taste than its full size counterpart because there's no bitter aftertaste. 

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sugar pea

A sweet, flavorful microgreen that tastes just like a freshly cut pea. Tall and hardy, this is the perfect choice for a garnish. 

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Red russian kale

A classic brassica, this red kale is unbeatable in its signature flavor. This is especially popular for the mild taste and blends easily into a variety of dishes.

 

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longevity mix

A blend of brassica varieties dotted with splashes of bright pink amaranth. Flavor is mild. 

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red mizuna

With a flavor just like its green cousin, this mizuna will add a touch of color to an otherwise plain dish. Both the cotyledons and true leaves are a deep purple/red color. True leaves are somewhat speckled and slightly pointed at the tip. 

specialty microgreens

These greens may take extra time and expense to grow, but they are well worth it.  These are the most popular with restaurants and natural food stores. 

Basil

This beautiful microgreen tastes like true basil yet lends a more delicate flavor.  It looks just like mature basil, yet because it's so much smaller, you can leave the whole leaf on meals adding a much more beautiful appeal to the final dish. A favorite with Chefs. 

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red malabar spinach

Although not a true spinach, this vine variety is so reminiscent of spinach that it shares its name. Thick, glossy stems and leaves stand tall and proud. The reddish-pink stems are starkly contrasted by bright green leaves. One of the most popular varieties among chefs.

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celery

A delicate, fresh tasting microgreen, this celery is even more flavorful than its full size counterpart. 

Bronze Fennel

bronze fennel

Although this seed is more costly, the unmistakable and unique licorice-like flavor stands out. Beautiful as well as delicious.

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garnet red amaranth

Beautiful, bright magenta stems and leaves stand out on this dainty microgreen. Stunning on a plate, it's widely used as a garnish but is versatile as an ingredient too. Rich in vitamins A and C, high in potassium, iron, calcium, maganese, fiber, and folate. 

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Bulls Blood Beet

An excellent beet flavor with deep reddish-purple leaves and stems to match. A favorite with chefs for dressing up a plate while adding flavor at the same time. 

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Dill

This delicate, frilly green gives such a fresh taste of dill it's phenomenal. Although a little touchy to care for, its distinct flavor is commonly used on fish, lamb, and pork and provides excellent taste. 

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lemon basil

Lemon basil is light with a refreshing flavor. The light green, pointed true leaves add beautiful plate appeal.

Chervil

chervil

This delicate, frilly green has a flavor all its own. Commonly used in French cooking. 

Shungiku

Shungiku

Shungiku is the Japanese name for Chrysanthemums. The flavor is slightly peppery. Toothed true leaves are thick and beautiful.

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cilantro

Even more flavorful than its full size counterpart, chefs love the freshness of this delicious microgreen. Can be grown to true leaf size. 

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red shiso

Shiso is in the mint family and thus related to basil. This variety has deep red stems and leaves with a cinnamon taste. Commonly used in dessert dishes. Anything that is complimented by cinnamon will blend with this beautiful microgreen. 

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Sunflowers

Buttery, tender sunflower shoots are great for garnish or used as an ingredient.

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Red pac choi

Mild flavor like traditional Pac Choi. The spoon shaped true leaves are stunning with their deep crimson color.

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borage

A thick, strong microgreen with a slight cucumber flavor and broad, medium green leaves.

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