Ireland: Growing greens inside of a container

Two re-purposed shipping containers, fitted with a ‘Farmony’ – 55m² in size, can produce 55,000 heads of lettuce per year or 408 trays of micro greens per week. John Paul Prior sees these “5ac farms” as a way to compliment an existing farming enterprise.

His vision is to have as many Farmony models across the country as possible, complimenting an existing beef enterprise for example and providing another income, all while replacing food imports into this country.

Take a look inside one of these 5ac farms in the below video.

Read the full article at Agriland


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