City Roots Farm

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Lunch today:  sunflower micro greens, shredded cabbage, avocado, sunflower seeds, hemp seeds, giant white lima beans dressed with olive oil and cider vinegar––

Yesterday a friend brought us a bag of sunflower micro greens from a 2.75 acre farm within the city limits of Columbia, South Carolina called City Roots.  I had never heard of it before but it looks incredible– In addition to intensive production of fruit  and vegetables they have bees for honey and pollination, chickens for eggs and enriching the soil and an aquaponic system which produces tilapia and hydroponically grown vegetables.  Inspirational!

Their stated mission:

Our vision is to produce clean, healthy, sustainably grown products while enhancing and educating our community about the benefits of locally grown food, composting, vermicomposting and other environmentally friendly farming practices.

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