microgreen

noun
mi·​cro·​green | \ˈmī-krō-ˌgrēn \

Definition of microgreen 

: a very small, young, and tender edible leaf (as of mustard, radish, mint, or lettuce)

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But the absolute easiest vegetable to grow on the kitchen window shelf is microgreens—the perfect topping for any quick salad. Willi Evans Galloway, Good Housekeeping, "Microgreens—The Salad You Can Grow Inside Any Time Of The Year," 9 Nov. 2017 There will be staff, volunteers and board member to answer your questions and microgreens samples will be available. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 29 May 2018 Vendors with fresh produce, microgreens, local cheeses, breads and bakery, meats, honey, jams, sauces and seasonings. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Breathe events: Eating right, feeling well and getting moving," 13 June 2018 There will be staff, volunteers and board member to answer your questions and microgreens samples will be available. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 29 May 2018 Vendors with fresh produce, microgreens, local cheeses, breads and bakery, meats, honey, jams, sauces and seasonings. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Breathe events: Eating right, feeling well and getting moving," 13 June 2018 There will be staff, volunteers and board member to answer your questions and microgreens samples will be available. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 29 May 2018 The microgreens are nutrient-dense and make a healthy addition to salads and sandwiches. Willi Evans Galloway, Good Housekeeping, "Microgreens—The Salad You Can Grow Inside Any Time Of The Year," 9 Nov. 2017 Many of them, like Di Fara Pizza, Corner Bistro for burgers, and Harvest2Order, where microgreens are grown and freshly cut for salads and bowls, are, for the first time, opening in a food hall. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "North 3rd Street Market Opens in Williamsburg, Brooklyn," 29 May 2018

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First Known Use of microgreen

1998, in the meaning defined above

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