Koppert Cress USA greenhouse grows microgreens in Cutchogue

They look like ordinary plants, but taste like nothing you've ever tried before.  News 12 Long Island's Elizabeth Hashagen headed to the North Fork to show us the production of microgreens. Microgreens

News 12 Staff

Nov 18, 2014, 3:00 PM

Updated 3,468 days ago

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Koppert Cress USA greenhouse grows microgreens in Cutchogue
They look like ordinary plants, but taste like nothing you've ever tried before. 
News 12 Long Island's Elizabeth Hashagen headed to the North Fork to show us the production of microgreens.
Microgreens are tiny, all-natural vegetables sold when they're only a few weeks old. 
The Koppert Cress USA greenhouse in Cutchogue does not have soil - the seeds are placed on fiber and grow there as they would in soil.
Each vegetable is full of fresh flavor and pack more nutrition than the full size variety because nutrients are much more concentrated in the baby veggie.
Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip creates signature dishes that focus on fresh, interesting and flavorful microgreens featured in everything from drinks to dinner.
The 50 varieties of plants and vegetables are also being used by local chefs in Southold, Jamesport and Riverhead.


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