Top 3 Superfoods to Grow at Home


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Today we’re talking about some easy yet highly nutritious foods you can grow at home. If you’re a long-time follower of Epic Gardening, you’ll know I’ve been doing the Apocalypse Grow survival challenge, where I’ve lived off of my own food for a month. So growing nutrient-dense food was a MUST.

I invited Stacey Murphy of Grow Your Own Vegetables on the show to talk with me. I’m presenting at her Superfood Summit, where I’m doing a masterclass on microgreen growing. Feel free to check that out in the links below.

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Learn More: Kale: How to Grow Your Own Superfood

In recent years, it’s gotten a reputation as a superfood. Leaf cabbage, also called kale, is a brassica species which really packs a punch. But growing kale isn’t something a lot of people consider doing.

They should! Vitamin-packed kale (Brassica oleracea) is considered to be among the world’s healthiest foods. Rich in Vitamins A, C, and K, it’s also mineral-rich, packing a good calcium and potassium punch. For a leafy green, it’s protein-rich as well. One cup of kale will give you 2.2 grams of protein.

We’re going to go over everything you’ll ever need for growing kale, including information about the various types and a good number of planting tips. By the time we’re done, you’ll be a kale growing expert.

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