Mar 31, 2020
You’d never know it, but the often overlooked sprout can be a powerful food source. I’ve often relegated the sprout to the dust bin of history—hippie food from the seventies. But not only are they very much alive, they are truly the perfect food for a pandemic. Here’s why.
You can actually grow sprouts in just a few days right in your kitchen. And man … are they nutritious! Not to mention, a very cool little science experiment for the children underfoot.
Here’s what I learned from my chat with sprouting expert and author of The Sprout Book, Doug Evans:
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Book – The Sprout Book
Find wide mouth mason jars at your local hardware store. (Or Amazon)
Food grade muslin can be found in grocery stores. (Or Amazon)
Doug Evans is an early pioneer in the natural food industry. In 2002 he co-founded Organic Avenue, one of the first exclusively plant-based retail chains in the country. He then created and founded Juicero, the first fresh, farm to glass automatic cold-press juicer, with the mission of bringing fresh-processed foods to the home. Doug lives in the Mojave Desert on a permaculture hot springs oasis.