UAE: A visit to New Leaf Farm

The soil used for the microgreens is mixed by hand and perfected over the years
The soil used for the microgreens is mixed by hand and perfected over the years
Seeds are spread in the crates
Seeds are spread in the crates
After seeding, a farm worker makes sure to press the seeds into the soil
After seeding, a farm worker makes sure to press the seeds into the soil
Weight is put on top of the seeds to make sure they're fully covered in soil to absorb the most nutrients
Weight is put on top of the seeds to make sure they're fully covered in soil to absorb the most nutrients
A peek into the farm
A peek into the farm
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Farm manager, Ian Geronimo and New Leaf founder Adam Pitts
Farm manager, Ian Geronimo and New Leaf founder Adam PittsĀ 
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Pathway overview
Pathway overview
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A small-sized basil is cultivated on request of a particular client
A small-sized basil is cultivated on request of a particular client
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Behind Ian, there are some experiments going on with crops that are requested by clients
Behind Ian, there are some experiments going on with crops that are requested by clients
Ian made sure we tasted loads of microgreens! :)
Ian made sure we tasted loads of microgreens! :)
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Harvesting is done manually in the harvesting room
Harvesting is done manually in the harvesting room
The residues are recycled and processed into the soil mixture
The residues are recycled and processed into the soil mixture
Hand checked and weighed 
Hand checked and weighed 
Freshly harvested microgreens waiting for their label
Freshly harvested microgreens waiting for their label
The harvesting room
The harvesting room
Bubble gum shoots
Bubble gum shoots
A pretty addition to the salad
A pretty addition to the salad
A mixed salad ready for sale!
A mixed salad ready for sale!

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