US: English teacher returned from Korea to grow microgreens

After living in Korea for 12 years, Brian Carlstrom is happy to spend time in his backyard.

While standing in his greenhouse, Carlstrom talked about leaving South Korea, getting his daughters settled in Springfield and developing a knack for growing baby plants, or microgreens.

Carlstrom is a Springfield native and had graduated from Missouri State with a degree in English literature and has a masters in applied linguistics from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. He was teaching English at a university in South Korea in 2007, when the financial crisis began.

Read more at the Springfield News-Leader (Sara Karnes)

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