Why Local Greens?

Your Health

  • Greens and leafy vegetables are a rich source of essential vitamins, including A, B, C, E and K.

  • Greens are high in antioxidants, which protect from free radical cell damage increasing energy and healthier skin.

  • Low in fat and carbs - ideal for diets and watching your weight.

  • High fiber - a digestive system advantage.

  • Vitamin C and beta-carotene, work together to prevent oxidation of cholesterol (preventing plaque build up).

  • "...products on average lose 40% of nutritional value from being picked to being placed on grocery store shelves" - CNN.  At Lil Rooster Farm we harvest and deliver within 24 hours - thus keeping the nutritional benefits

  • Lil Rooster Farm never uses chlorine based preservatives.

Environmental Health

  • Lil Rooster Farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming.

  • Fresh produce in the United States travels an estimated 1,500 miles according to Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems. Yikes! That is a very large carbon foot print.

  • Locally sourced creates a smaller carbon foot print. Deliveries are within 50 mile radius.

  • Yields up to 4 times more than soil-based growing with less waste.

The Local Choice

  • Farm to table in under 50 miles vs. international lettuce needing a passport to travel up to 2000 miles.

  • 24 hours from harvest to delivery. "...average delivery time from foreign lettuce 1-4 weeks, in refrigeration" - The Guardian. 

  • Lil Rooster Farm exemplifies goodness and fresh.

  • 100% natural and always Non-GMO.

  • Builds communities.

  • Lil Rooster Farm gives back through local programs.

  • Supports local families and farms.

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