NY Restaurant Turns Urban Farmer with Container Garden

With supply chains recently disrupted due to COVID-19, chef John Lekic began looking for an alternative to ensure the availability of fresh greens. The owner of Farmers & Chefs restaurant in Poughkeepsie, NY, opted to install a vertical urban farm on March 25. The Vertical Farm from agro-tech provider Vertical Field is a soil-based, transportable platform that can quickly grow pesticide-free crops indoors or outdoors. Vertical Farms use a 20-ft. or 40-ft. container equipped with…

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