The Micro Green Kit
A collaboration between
About NTU Innovation and Entrepreneurship
NTU Singapore is a world-class research institution that fosters leaders and societal impact through interdisciplinary education and research. With Innovation and Entrepreneurship as the backbone of NTU’s mission, NTU's goal is to convert its inventions into practical solutions that promote Singapore's growth and improve society's well-being.
The NTU Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NTU I&E) drives a cohesive and collaborative relationship across various innovation drivers within the NTU community. Through innovation drivers such as NTU Entrepreneurship Academy and NTUitive, NTU I&E help aspiring entrepreneurs grow their capabilities through holistic entrepreneurship education, experiential learning and enterprising pathways to realise their ambitions.
The Micro Green Kit
The Micro Green Kit is collaboratively put together by
NTU Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NTU I&E) and Corridor Farmers.
Wheat grass was carefully selected as the micro greens of choice as it embodies the
entrepreneurial spirit and innovation in the world of nutrition.
Just as entrepreneurs seek new opportunities and groundbreaking ideas, Wheatgrass, a centuries-old microgreen, continues to captivate with its unique taste and revitalizing properties. Its cultivation process, akin to the innovation journey, involves strategic steps, from seed soaking to careful growth in low light conditions.
Wheatgrass microgreens is known to lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, and alleviate arthritis pain.
Boost your immune system, energy levels, metabolism, and cognitive functions. Packed with essential vitamins (A, B complex, C, E, K), minerals (Iron, Calcium, Magnesium), 17 amino acids, enzymes, proteins, chlorophyll, and phytonutrients – all in a highly concentrated form.
Wheatgrass is a versatile microgreen with a unique taste, combining mild sweetness and a fibrous texture.
Perfect for enhancing juices and cocktails, Wheatgrass adds a vibrant and refreshing touch to various culinary creations. Whether you're a seasoned chef or an enthusiastic home cook, explore the culinary potential of Wheatgrass to elevate your dishes with its distinctive flavor profile and revitalizing properties.
List of Contents
Kraft cup with lid
Bag of potting mix
Sachet of wheat grass seeds
Additional Materials Needed
Pre soak the seeds in a container with water overnight or around 6hrs.
Cover lid to allow black out effect for 3-5 days.
Keep in (18°C - 25°C) room temperature.
Scoop potting mix into cup, press down lightly to create even surface.
Check daily to ensure seeds are moist and germinating.
Mist evenly with water.
Remove lid and move the sprouted seedlings to a light source.
Spread seeds evenly and mist with water again.
Harvest with a pair of scissors in a week time.
"Cultivating Wheatgrass is like nurturing entrepreneurship -
both thrive with patience, resilience, and the promise of a bountiful harvest from the seeds of innovation."