Gritt's provides tomatoes and lettuce to schools in nearby communities through the Farm to School program. When the water crisis started school nutrition leaders and parents had some difficult questions.
Friday Gritt's will ship the first bunch of lettuce out to schools since the water crisis started. Goff said the lettuce and tomatoes did not come into contact with the contaminated water. She said a 10,000 gallon tank was filled the night before the do not use order was issued. As soon as the order was issued they turned off the main water valve leading to the facility.
Gritt's is a high end nursery that uses many modern technology and hydroponics. In the video you can see a state of the art greenhouse with gutter systems, Priva technology and Riococo coir substrate.
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