Check the menu of a fine restaurant or the produce section of a specialty grocery store, and you're likely to spy microgreens: tiny, delicate greens that add color, texture, and flavor to a variety of foods as a garnish or ingredient.
Big on nutrition and flavor, microgreens can be expensive to purchase. But they can also be grown cost-effectively at home, in a tiny space and with simple supplies. If you have a sunny windowsill, a shallow container, some potting mix, and suitable seeds, you've got all the essentials for growing your own microgreens. This is a great crop for urban gardeners who are limited to a windowsill, balcony, or fire escape.
Let Holly Froning Master Gardener Coordinator lead you on the exciting adventure with “Vegetable Confetti”. Each participant will go home with 10 different packages of microgreen seeds.
Plan to attend Microgreens at University of Illinois Extension, Kankakee County, 1650 Commerce Drive, Bourbonnais. Pre-registration is required by March 1, 2022. The fee for this workshop is $10 per person.
For more information, please call Holly Froning at 815-933-8337.