Locally-Grown Organic Microgreens Delivered To Your Doorstep

Do you live in Oakville Ontario? Well then say "Hello" to your new favourite locally-grown food that can be added to any meal for extra nutrition & taste!

Microgreens are up to 40X more nutrient-dense than mature greens like Broccoli. They can help...

  • Boost your immune system
  • Lower inflammation
  • Improve gut health

Locally-Grown Organic Microgreens Delivered To Your Doorstep

Do you live in Oakville Ontario?

Well then say "Hello" to your new favourite locally-grown food that can be added to any meal for extra nutrition & taste!

Microgreens are up to 40X more nutrient-dense than mature greens like Broccoli. They can help...

  • Boost your immune system
  • Lower inflammation
  • Improve gut health

Hey! I'm Haley McKenna, your local microgreens farmer...

My farm, Oakville Microgreens, is a small "direct to community" farm that offers quick home deliveries anywhere in Oakville Ontario…

We specialize in growing 6 varieties of nutrient-dense microgreens…

Proven by Research To Have Tons of Potential Health Benefits…

  • Boosts your immune system
  • Lowers inflammation
  • Can help contribute to weight loss
  • Can help reduce the risk of various chronic diseases
  • Improves gut health
  • And much more!

What Are Microgreens?

Microgreens are the earliest stage of a vegetable plant’s development, after the sprouting stage.

They are “living foods” – Purposefully utilized in their most nutritious and delicious state.

In the photo below, you can see sprouts on the left, microgreens in the middle, and a more mature vegetable plant on the right:

Why Microgreens Are Healthier Than Regular Greens Like Lettuce, Spinach & Kale…

  • Their nutrient content is more concentrated
  • Their vitamin and antioxidants levels are up to 40X higher than more mature greens
  • They’re richer in macro minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium
  • They’re richer in micro minerals such as iron, zinc and copper
  • And I can go on and on… They’re richer in B vitamins, essential amino acids, folate etc!

Get These Amazing Super Foods Sent Straight To Your Doorstep!

Locally grown in Oakville Ontario

My Top 6 Microgreens...







One of the things I love most about these 6 varieties (other than the countless health benefits) is…

They’re so easy to use!

In fact, if you want to taste REAL FOOD and feel REAL GOOD, I recommend you…

Add them to virtually every single meal…


Sandwiches & Wraps


Smoothies & Juices

Those are just a few examples…

I encourage you to get creative and experiment with microgreens…

They can add so much flavor, texture & color to your meals!

Want These Tasty Micros Delivered To Your Doorstep Every Week, Less Than 24 Hours After They’re Harvested?

Locally grown in Oakville

3 Simple Steps To Get Started Today

  • Click the “ORDER NOW” button anywhere on this page
  • Select the type of microgreen you want & how much you'd like to order
  • Enter your contact details and click "Submit"

We will personally reach out to arrange payment & delivery. That way, we can get started growing your special order so that it's ready when you're ready :)

I look forward to growing for you!


Haley McKenna

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

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Broccoli Microgreen Nutrition

October 02, 20234 min read

Harvesting the Power of Broccoli Microgreens: Unlocking the Health Benefits of Sulforaphane

In the world of nutrition and healthy eating, there's a growing fascination with microgreens. These tiny, vibrant greens are packed with flavour and nutrition, making them a delightful addition to salads, sandwiches, and various dishes. One microgreen, in particular, has been turning heads for its exceptional health benefits: broccoli microgreens, which are brimming with sulforaphane, a potent phytonutrient with remarkable potential to boost our well-being.

broccoli microgreens

In this article, we'll delve into the world of broccoli microgreens and explore the health benefits they offer, with a special focus on sulforaphane.

The Power of Broccoli Microgreens

Broccoli microgreens are the young seedlings of broccoli plants, harvested at an early stage of growth, typically when they are around 10 to 14 days old. These miniature greens may be small in size, but they pack a powerful punch of nutrients and flavours. One of the standout nutrients found in broccoli microgreens is sulforaphane, a natural compound that has been extensively studied for its health-promoting properties.

Sulforaphane: A Superstar Phytonutrient

Sulforaphane is a member of the isothiocyanate (ITC) family of phytonutrients. It is formed when an enzyme called myrosinase interacts with glucoraphanin, a precursor compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables. This reaction occurs when the plant is damaged or chewed, which is why eating fresh broccoli microgreens can provide you with a concentrated source of sulforaphane.

Health Benefits of Sulforaphane

  • Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Sulforaphane is a potent antioxidant that helps neutralize harmful free radicals in the body. By reducing oxidative stress, it may protect cells from damage and lower the risk of chronic diseases.

  • Detoxification Support: Sulforaphane has been shown to support the body's detoxification processes, particularly in the liver. It helps activate phase II detoxification enzymes, which play a crucial role in eliminating toxins from the body.

  • Cancer Prevention: Numerous studies have suggested that sulforaphane may have anti-cancer properties. It can inhibit the growth of cancer cells, induce apoptosis (programmed cell death), and inhibit the formation of new blood vessels that feed tumours.

  • Heart Health: Sulforaphane has shown promise in improving heart health by reducing oxidative stress, lowering blood pressure, and improving cholesterol profiles. These factors contribute to a reduced risk of heart disease.

  • Brain Health: Emerging research suggests that sulforaphane may have neuroprotective effects. It could help combat neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress in the brain.

  • Anti-Aging: Due to its ability to combat oxidative stress and inflammation, sulforaphane may play a role in slowing down the aging process and promoting longevity.

In addition to Sulforaphane, broccoli microgreens are also a good source of vitamin C, K and folate along with minerals like calcium, potassium and zinc.

Incorporating Broccoli Microgreens into Your Diet

Now that we've established the impressive health benefits of sulforaphane, you might be wondering how to make broccoli microgreens a regular part of your diet. Here are some easy ways to enjoy these nutritious greens:

  • Salads: Add a handful of broccoli microgreens to your salads for a burst of flavour and nutrition.

  • Sandwiches and Wraps: Use them as a healthy and colourful garnish in your sandwiches and wraps.

  • Smoothies: Blend broccoli microgreens into your morning smoothies for an extra nutritional boost.

  • Pasta and Rice Dishes: Sprinkle them on top of pasta or rice dishes just before serving to add a fresh, crunchy element.

  • Eggs: Incorporate them into omelettes or scrambled eggs for added texture and nutrition.

  • Garnish: Use them as a garnish for soups and savoury dishes to enhance the overall presentation.

Suggested Serving: One serving of broccoli microgreens is 10-15g which means your Oakville Microgreens clamshell is 4-6 servings. 

In my home, I use the entire broccoli clamshell making sandwiches for my family of 4 for lunch on the weekend with crusty Monastery Bakery buns! 

Broccoli microgreens are a delicious and convenient way to reap the health benefits of sulforaphane and other essential nutrients. By incorporating these vibrant greens into your daily meals, you can enhance your overall well-being and potentially reduce the risk of various chronic diseases. So, next time you're browsing in your fridge, don't forget to grab some broccoli microgreens and savour the goodness of sulforaphane. Your body will thank you for it!

Haley McKenna RHN

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