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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."

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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.  




Edible Boston

The winter 2020 edition of the Edible Boston features Lisa & Tim's microgreens in six delicious recipes.


Microgreens, baby greens, mature greens: Here’s what it all means

Do you know which offers the most nutrition? Which requires cooking? Which is the least or most expensive? Let’s dig in.


Volunteer Jonathan Stutts is rewarded for his hard work on the farm by State Representative Rob Consalvo and Director of Director of the City's Department of Neighborhood Development Sheila Dillon.

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Mayor Walsh joins We Grow Microgreens in their ribbon cutting of their new urban farm in Hyde Park. 

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The Bay State Banner

Kaylen Morales writes her piece: "Sprouting Soon: Microgreens business grows in Hyde Park" about We Grow Microgreens and its founders Lisa & Tim.

WBZ 1030AM News

Co-founder Tim was interviewed by WBZ 1030AM's Carl Stevens about the construction of their new urban farm.

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The Hyde Park Bulletin

The Hyde Park Bulletin reports on Lisa & Tim's proposal to create an urban farm in Hyde Park.

The Patriot Ledger

With the abundance of new farmers at the Milton, MA Farmers' Market, The Patriot's Ledger quotes Tim Smith in their 2015 article.

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Edible Boston

Reporter Margaret LeRoux reports on Tim and Lisa's journey in the early stages of We Grow Microgreens, LLC in winter 2016.  


The Boston Globe

"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

WBZ-CBS Boston's Paula Ebben dives into Lisa & Tim's decision to pursue urban farming.


Chronicle Channel 5 Boston

Chronicle Channel 5 in Boston features We Grow Microgreens, LLC's product at the Newton Farmer's Market.


The Clean Food Club

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.


Ask This Old House

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.

Boothbay Harbor's Maine Clawdown

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 our microgreens in his signature Dom Perignon Lobster Bite. 

Boston Neighborhood News

Rich Rosenthal of the Boston Neighborhood News reported on the Hyde Park Greenhouse ribbon cutting ceremony and emphasized the importance of eating local. 

The Bay State Banner

Yawu Miller covers the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Hyde Park Greenhouse. 

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