A mother of two’s “side hustle” has turned into a veritable “love fest” that is likely to see her put on staff to assist her thriving microgreen business.
- Research shows microgreens can contain four to 40 times more nutrients than their mature counterparts
- A microgreen seed supplier says interest in buying microgreens has increased by up to 50 per cent
- A new grower has discovered an untapped market on the Capricorn Coast
Last year, Clancy Gillingham started growing about 20 different varieties of microgreen (immature versions of vegetables and herbs) in a purpose-built cold room under her house in Adelaide Park, near Yeppoon.
Now she supplies up to 200 customers at the markets each week in addition to local restaurants…