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Oct 25, 2010 08:58 AM


I was on the hunt for Micro greens this past weekend. I knew that Birri had them all summer long so that was my first stop. I also checked out Chez Louis, Chez Nino.

What surprised me that the price. A nice sized container with the roots at Birri was 5$ (which I thought was reasonable) but a small clamshell container of pre-cut greens at Louiz/Nino was 13$.

Perhaps there's a good reason for the price difference, but perhaps not. I'll admit, I'm not an expert on the matter, but by the look of it, I simply couldn't justify paying 13$ at Louis/Nino.

My question is:

Where can I find good quality/reasonably priced micro greens on the island during the winter months?

I may have to resort to growing them myself, but I may hit an obstacle when my SO find out about my plans...

Thanks in advance!

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  1. You're pretty much looking at the primary sources, though you could add Fruiterie Atwater to the list as well.

    Growing them yourself works quite well, especially under lights. Just let your SO know how much money you'll save by not *buying* them.

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    1. re: wattacetti

      Definitely you will save a lot of money but growing your own is still expensive depending on your seed costs. Once you cut the leaves they will not grow back as would a mature plant.