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David Pogue tours microgreens greenhouse

Invention of Microgreens

CBS Sunday Morning ran a special food episode on 11/20/2022 that credits Planet Earth Diversified’s Michael Clark and Chef Craig Hartman with the invention of microgreens.

CBS Sunday & David Pogue tours the Microgreens at Planet Earth Diversified
CBS Sunday Morning Segment

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The week of November 10 we built an elevated set with the help of David Clark of Richmond Rebuilders to act as a stage for the crew to film Chef Craig Hartman and Michael and the microgreens overlooking the farm with a view toward the mountains of Swift Run Gap

Stage Built for the CBS Crew
Under Construction with a view
David Pogue, Chef Craig, and Michael talk about Microgreens Farming

Farm Fresh Produce Local Delivery

During the Covid Pandemic we have several ways to get our produce directly. April thru December there is a drive thru Charlottesville City Market. January Thru March 2021 we have advance order farm drive thru pickup 10am till Noon. We can also make home deliveries in the Charlottesville area Monday Wednesday and Friday. Home delivery of our CSA boxes are typically Friday or Saturday drive thru pickup.

Call our 24 Hour order line 434-985-3570 and leave a message to order with a valid email for invoicing. You can also send an order via email using You will get a confirmation email and invoice you can pay online through Quickbooks or Square depending on how the order was placed or manually entered by us.

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2018 CSA Spring May 26th

2018 CSA Spring May 26th

  • Fire Roasted Green Chilis
  • Turmeric
  • Tomatoes
  • 2 Gourmet Cucumbers
  • Mint
  • Thyme
  • Cilantro
  • Lemongrass
  • Chives
  • Dill
  • 2 Baby Salad Mix
  • Micro Red Amaranth
  • Micro Red Cabbage
  • Micro Collards
  • Micro Broccoli
  • Baby Red Kale
  • Pea Shoots

Extra special CSA share this week with additional number of items meant to assist in a delicious, nutritious and beautiful presentation while entertaining yourself and your guests over the Memorial Day weekend (and throughout the week). The fire roasted chilis can be frozen for a later date or consider chopping them with the tomato, cilantro and chives for a dip or topping if you plan on grilling outdoors. Mint, dill and chives could also be paired with the cucumbers. The chilis, turmeric, tomatoes, lemongrass and cilantro could be used for an Asian style dish. Or maybe you would like an iced tea brewed with lemongrass and mint. Or cucumber water with mint. To your health and your pleasure, always! Enjoy