Blue Mitten Farms is an independently owned and operated USDA GAP Certified farm located in Mid-Michigan. Our main focus is to provide Michigan restaurants and markets with sustainably grown, year-round, hydroponic lettuces, microgreens and herbs!
We also offer a wide variety of heirloom tomatoes, sweet to hot peppers, squash, zucchini, cucumbers and more seasonally from our outdoor garden.
Advantages of Hydroponics
Hydroponics is the method of growing plants without soil in which the nutrients are specifically administered using mineral nutrient solutions in a constant flow of water. In our case the lettuce is seeded in rockwool cubes that will hold the plant in place and allow the roots to grow covered in the N.F.T (nutrient film technique) hydroponic channels. We also use a variety of growing mediums such as hemp and burlap for hydroponic microgreens.
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