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    Anyone sprouting seeds at home?

    I finally have a nice stainless steel lip for a wide-mouth mason jar that makes for easy rinsing so have been growing some sprouts. I need to get some fresh seed for a little variety. Anyone sprouting?

    BTW, I did the micro greens growing last winter and should set that going again as well. What is being grown these days?
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    I used to sprout, but it's been a long time. I still have my different sprouting trays and cups... maybe it's time to start again? Last time I looked into it, the price of the sprouting seeds had gone up. I'll have to research again. Where do you get your seeds from?
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    Just investigating the source at present. DD told me about a place east of Toronto that I will investigate next weekend. https://feelgoodnatural.com/product-...c=f25a9a5f951d


    I also have a totally organic seed source https://www.damseeds.ca/productcart/...t.asp?idpage=3about an hour away where I got my seeds for the Micro-Greens effort. I still have some sunflower, peas, radish, and buckwheat seed.

    I researched if I could sprout my buckwheat seed. https://www.culturesforhealth.com/le...out-buckwheat/ I think that I will try these next with the organic seeds from W. Dam.
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    Quote Originally Posted by happystuff View Post
    Where do you get your seeds from?
    At my local grocery store I get "Bob's Red Mill" brand:
    hull-less barley
    rye berries
    "Kamut" khorasan wheat


    The above grains I sprout for 2-3 days … until the first appearance of a little white root tip … and then I add them to smoothies, or I eat them "straight" with a little warm honey and salt.


    From Amazon I buy sprouts for salads:
    "Food to Live" brand fenugreek
    "Handy Pantry" brand clover and daikon radish.


    I am not suggesting that these are the best buys on the market; only that these work for me, and I would repeat purchase them.


    I am on the lookout for a source of mung beans and adzuki beans with a near 100% germination rate.

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    This is interesting to me... I've never sprouted. But a book that I bought for my osteoporosis, Healthy Bones, pretty much includes sprouts as a staple in the recipes they suggest. So I'd be interested in hearing more. The author even sprouts almonds.
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    I get mine from True Leaf Market- they bought out the Handy Pantry brand. I find the seeds to be very viable. I'm doing the soil sprouts again this winter, but currently taking a few weeks off. I really like sunflower sprouts. Sunflower, radish and pea sprouts make a really delicious salad.

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    I get mine through Territorial Seed out of Lorane, Oregon. (You can order online). Organic and clean. I've had excellent results.

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    Thanks for all the sources! I'm making my list and just may start this up again! Thanks again.
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    Korean-style mung bean sprouting.

    I do not speak the language but I gather their word for bean sprouts is "Sukjunamul"

    I love the linked youtube video, and the irrepressible delight of the Korean-American lady, who says she uses mung bean sprouts to steam, to stir-fry, and to add to soup.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m74YYPVbWU

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    Quote Originally Posted by dado potato View Post
    Korean-style mung bean sprouting.

    I do not speak the language but I gather their word for bean sprouts is "Sukjunamul"

    I love the linked youtube video, and the irrepressible delight of the Korean-American lady, who says she uses mung bean sprouts to steam, to stir-fry, and to add to soup.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m74YYPVbWU
    Wonderful mung bean info, Dado. I now understand more about sprouting than I knew as I think a lot of what she advised would apply to other seeds as well.
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