Accomplishments & Press
Recipients of the 2019 Microenterprise Business of the Year Award
"An innovative small business that is changing the conversation around nutrition in urban communities."
In 2019, We Grow Microgreens, LLC, was nominated for award from Greenovate Boston, Mayor Walsh’s initiative to empower Boston residents to take action on climate change in their neighborhoods. The annual awards recognize those making an impact in climate action and environmental sustainability in Boston. In 2019, Lisa spoke at the awards event. Our 3500 gallon rain water tanks and Soliculture solar panels are soon to be operational. Next year, we hope to win the award.
Volunteers Jonathan Stutts is awarded for his hard work by State Representative Rob Consalvo and Director of Director of the City's Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) Sheila Dillon.
Mayor Walsh joins We Grow Microgreens in their ribbon cutting of their new urban farm in Hyde Park.
Kaylen Morales writes her piece: "Sprouting Soon: Microgreens business grows in Hyde Park" about We Grow Microgreens and its founders Lisa & Tim.
Co-founder Tim was interviewed by WBZ 1030AM's Carl Stevens about the construction of their new urban farm.
The Hyde Park Bulletin reports on Lisa & Tim's proposal to create an urban farm in Hyde Park.
With the abundance of rising farmers in Milton, MA, The Patriot's Ledger's Ryan Hathaway quotes Tim Smith in their 2015 article.
"Once you've gone micro, you don't go back." The Boston Globe's Jane Dornbusch reports on Lisa & Tim's business growth of We Grow Microgreens, LLC.
WBZ-CBS Boston's Paula Ebben dives into Lisa & Tim's decision to pursue urban farming.
Chronicle Channel 5 in Boston features We Grow Microgreens, LLC's product at the Newton Farmer's Market.
The Clean Food Club, a community forum for all things food related, did a photojournalist piece in December of 2016 about Lisa & Tim's ambitions to found We Grow Microgreens.
Watch Tim Smith on national television in a "This Old House" segment where he walks landscape designer Jenn Nawada through how to build a microgreen greenhouse.
We Grow Micrgreens is a proud supplier to featured chefs on the television program Good Day Maine. During the the 4th Annual Maine Clawdown in 2015, executive chef Dwanye Whitelocke took second place using We Grow Microgreen's products to create his signature Don Perignon Lobster Bite.
Rich Rosenthal of the Boston Neighborhood News reported on the Hyde Park Greenhouse ribbon cutting ceremony and emphasized the importance of eating local.