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Can you make money on microgreens?

publication date: Jan 1, 2004
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In the culinary world, microgreens are the current hot crop, supplanting mesclun mix in many upscale restaurants. Microgreens are tiny seedlings of salad greens cut at the first true leaf stage of growth. Chefs use them for garnish on a wide range of dishes and add them to salad mixes for extra pizzazz. Growers are reportedly getting very high prices for microgreens; according to one source, chefs pay $25 for a 5-by-6 inch clamshell; according to another, they are paying $75 per pound.

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