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Jun 21, 2021

St Mary's students tackle sustainability through microgreens

A group of students at St Mary’s College in Wellington is tackling New Zealand’s sustainability issues using microgreens.

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The five year 12 students, Antonia Gray​, Rae Lyons​, Amie Whitney​, Rachael Bakhos​ and Hannah McLellan​, have become Sprout It, a young enterprise team bringing microgreen growing kits to the market.

CEO Antonia said they developed the product to try and help people get more nutrients in their diet.

“Microgreens have almost 40 times more nutrients that their grown counterparts, like broccoli.”

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