The ZipGrow Blog

Our goal is to produce high-quality informative content to highlight the power of local food, small business, and delicious sustainable food can have in our communities and in our world.

 

Seed Starting For Indoor Farmers

Seed Starting For Indoor Farmers

Setting up a Seedling Station After your germinated seed trays come out of your propagation chamber you want to slide them into a seedling system. There they will get the light to keep them from getting too leggy and the nutrients to grow them into transplantable...

Introduction to Commercial Growing

Introduction to Commercial Growing

At ZipGrow Inc., we believe small farmers are the core for the future of food production.  They are enabling themselves and their communities to be less dependent of traditional agricultural systems. To create that power in the hands of the grower, we give people an...

E-commerce for CSA Businesses

E-commerce for CSA Businesses

E-commerce can be a powerful tool for growing your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) business, by enabling the ability to conduct and automate the sales process through an online platform, such as a website or a point of sale system (POS). During the pandemic,...

Fun Ways to Use Hydroponic Produce in Your School

Fun Ways to Use Hydroponic Produce in Your School

In today’s post, we will share some ideas for how you can use hydroponic produce in your school, and some examples of how schools are using their harvested produce currently. If you’ve been wondering what to do with all that delightful produce from your system,...

Quick Tip: Growing Microgreens

Quick Tip: Growing Microgreens

What are microgreens? Microgreens are densely planted seedlings (bigger than a sprout, smaller than a mature plant) that are usually a leafy green or crops with dramatic flavors like radishes or peas. Typically grown in fodder systems, seeds are planted in an even...

Considerations for Choosing a ZipFarm™ Location

Planning Your Farm: Calculating Farm Expenses

Calculating expenses helps grasp your farm's potential If you read our post on estimating farm revenue, you may be tempted to stop there. But if you want anything close to a realistic look forward, you must compare that revenue to your farm expenses. We can...

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