Alfalfa seeds escaping the sprouter with rinse

The openings in the countertop sprouter unit are large enough that alfalfa seeds escape every time I rinse. Tried a flour sack cloth lining, but then they sprout right into the cloth.

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Lori T. September 13, 2020
I don't know what sort of seed sprouter you have there, so it's tough to give you solutions. Mine is a perforated lid type thing, and I've had the same challenge as you with tiny seeds. I just drain the rinse water through a small size, very fine strainer to catch them, then open the jar and tap any escapees back in. I don't set the jar upside down so seeds are on the strainer lid, either. I sit is so seeds fall back to the bottom of the jar. Once they have sprouted a bit, the little roots then prevent fall thoughs.
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