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Offer an affordable, sustainable solution for growing fresh, authentic organic, nutrient rich microgreens and leafy greens 365 days a year
SGT – GROW STATIONS designed to occupy a small space , with special spectrum grow lights with automatic timers substituting sunlight for photosynthesis , aesthetic looks provide a ideal solution for in house growing .
Microgreens and most leafy greens grow in the same temperature range ( 15 to 25 degree Celsius) as we live in, SGT- grow station facilitates 365 days production irrespective of seasonal changes in outside climatic conditions.
Organic growing media like grow mats, use of untreated preferably organic seeds, no fertilizers and chemical sprays, clean water for irrigation and no exposure to outside air pollution ensures authentic organic produce .
Micro greens are ready for consumption within 7 to 14 days from the date of sowing depending upon the species, making it possible to have a fresh harvest almost everyday.
Variety of different microgreens rich in vitamins , minerals and antioxidants can be grown with minimal effort and cost.
Most economical compared to purchase from market. Average cost of production of one tray of 10X20 inch size is CAN$ 1.90 per 150 grams compared to Minimum market price of CAN$ 7.90 per 150 grams of microgreens .
IT IS AN INVESTMENT NOT AN EXPENSE.
Create awareness around the benefits of growing and consuming microgreens
Microgreens are seedlings of vegetables and herbs grown in: soil; grow mats; or coco peat (require sunlight) under grow lights and harvested in 7 to 14 days when 1 to 3 inches tall (depending upon species).
Wheatgrass is also grown like microgreens and is harvested in 7-10 days when 4-6 inches tall. (Not recommended for those with wheat allergy).
Microgreens are NOT sprouts. Sprouts are grown in water, do not require sunlight and harvested in 2 to 3 days without leaves. Sprouts have a different nutritional value than microgreens.
With increase in the incidence of diseases like Cancer, Cardio-vascular disease, Diabetes , Alzheimer etc. due to toxicities caused by pesticides, weedicides, chemical fertilizers in plants, food preservatives in the processed foods, environmental pollution etc , its being strongly advised by doctors, dieticians to consume fresh green organic and raw foods abundant in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids in the daily meals.
Researches carried out by , many research scientists in Nutrition and Agriculture in various countries have found that MICROGREENS of some 25 species vegetables and herbs contain many times more vitamins , minerals , and antioxidants than their mature plants.
SGT GROW STATION ensures 365 days in house produce of authentic, organic, fresh microgreens with minimal efforts and costs. Some of the micro greens like broccoli, arugula, cabbage, radish etc. are said to contain additional compounds of Polyphenols and Sulforaphane which are said to have anti cancer , anti diabetic , anti cardiovascular and anti alzheimer properties.
Micro greens and green leafy salads being very sensitive to improper handling and storage, hence grown in house minimizes the risk of contamination due outside handling and storage.
Microgreens are very versatile and easily incorporated into: smoothies, sandwiches, salads, and more and also make for an excellent garnish.
PREVENTION IS BETTER THAT CURE
Promote nutrient rich food consumption thereby reducing the need for synthetic supplements
Various publications of research scientists , Medical News Today, Healthline , WebMD and many universities have published that microgreens are loaded with vitamins , minerals and antioxidants many times more(4 to 40 times) than their mature plants.
LIST OF NUTRIENT CONTENTS OF SELECT MICROGREENS
( Consolidated out of Publications)
Nutrient contents of microgreens in these few selected microgreens provide most of required vitamins , minerals , and antioxidants as natural plant based substitute of synthetic supplements.
LET THY FOOD BE THY MEDICINE