From shipping container to green machine
Added on 15 November 2022
“Kale, basil, arugula, bok choy...you name it, we’ve probably got it going,” said Jordan Collins, a UA graduate student and Biosphere 2 technician.
Right now, with just one “Freight Farm,” the B2 teams is growing 800 heads of lettuce a week. It does everything hydroponically, and gives these lush, green walls of produce all the light, temperature control, and nutrients they need.
”We’re using less water, less electricity, than a traditional farm - which is huge. We’re using less resources, getting bigger yields out of it,” Collins said.
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