Greenhouse & Vertical Farming 101: What is hydroponics?

Greenhouse & Vertical Farming 101: What is hydroponics?
Photo: Aaron Fields, Head Grower at Eden Green. Source: Screenshot from Eden Green video on Youtube

Hydroponic farming is taking the agricultural world by storm. It’s a way for a farm or garden to grow without soil. Instead, it uses an inert medium like organic coco coir and rock wool to support the root structure. This mechanism allows for more efficient plant growth by putting them in direct contact with the nutrient source.

Implementing increasingly advanced and modern local agricultural technology is key. It helps guarantee a community's food security. As you’re about to find out, there are many reasons why we need hydroponics. Higher quality produce, sustainability, and safer produce are just a few. 

 
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