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US (NE): Greenhouse fined for role in conspiracy to harbor undocumented workers

A tomato greenhouse and packing plant in O’Neill, Nebraska, was fined Wednesday for its role in a conspiracy to harbor undocumented workers. The company was sentenced to pay $400,000, due immediately. The company agreed to the fine in February as part of a plea deal. The fine exceeded the recommended…

Grahame Dunling, UNS Farms:

"Our aim is to produce quality salads that keep customers coming back for more"

Grahame Dunling with UNS Farms talks about vertically grown vegetables and herbs in the Middle East. Upon asking how UNS Farms is different from other vertical farms, he says: “We are a company that wants to grow food for people, above anything else.” They want to grow and provide more product lines, by…

Queensland vegetable producer set to increase supply after government funding

A Lockyer Valley vegetable farm will be able to increase its supply capability, following a funding boost from the Queensland Government. Vanstone Produce will improve packing…

Rising Farms: New lease of life for Mexico’s agriculture

Mexico’s climate conditions and its strategic proximity to the North American markets make it perfect for agriculture. What it lacks is the sophistication seen in more developed markets, which have less land and sub-optimal conditions, but multiple times the installed capacity. That's what the…

Dutch pepper grower looking at 7 hectare expansion

Around the corner from their greenhouses that are currently full of yellow peppers, construction of another seven hectares of greenhouse is ongoing for Dutch grower De Tuindershoek to grow red peppers. The project started with 3.5 hectares, but when the second plot of land was also acquired just before…

UK: No more Fortnite, it's time for the Fortnight

Whereas Fortnite might still be a massive hit amongst youngsters and while the game has reached record turnover during the lockdown, in the UK its the Fortnight that's top of mind these days. The British Tomato Fortnight, to be exact. During these two weeks the complete focus is on buying British…

US (SD): Putting fish to work to float fresh food

A Butte County couple is putting fish to work in a new aquaponic greenhouse, growing fresh, locally-grown lettuce that now lines Northern Hills grocery shelves. He is a Black Hills and Wyoming native, she’s from northeast Iowa, and together, Chris and Alexa Garro, owners of Garro Farms, have mastered the…

CAN (SK): Pure Roots Urban Farms grows program to help Saskatoon food bank

Roots Urban Farms has announced that it will be donating all fresh produce to the Saskatoon Food Bank that is currently being grown in the Farm Boys Design Corp., research and…

The gaming industry professional who now grows baby spinach

For five years, Mr Ray Poh mingled with high rollers in Macau, which has been dubbed the gambling capital of the world. It was a lucrative career filled with opportunities to travel frequently. But in 2015, Mr Poh gave all of that up. “I did think about making it a career,” said Mr Poh, who had studied…

Australian blueberry growers concerned about China

Australian blueberry growers have been chasing the lucrative China market for a decade, and are concerned that political tensions could further delay access. Despite a free…

137-hectare greenhouse

202 football fields full of tomatoes in 360 degrees experience

Normally making a round at Agro Care in the Wieringermeer is quite a job. Try walking through a 137-hectare greenhouse complex without getting lost or sweating. Dutch vegetable cooperative Harvest House shows that this can be done very well from behind a screen. The company shares a two-minute…

Indian high-tech project realised despite floods, rain season & Corona outbreak

"This is going to be a great eye-catcher anyway"

The whole of India has been under lockdown since March 24th and that is rigorously enforced, but the government has made an exception for the construction of a high-tech greenhouse horticulture project for grower Simply Fresh. The construction team of about 200 people was given an exemption from the…

Organic leafy greens grower receives EFI certification

After two years of hard work and diligence, Misionero, a grower and of organic leafy greens, announced its Gonzales facility received Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) certification. This makes the Gonzales facility the first processing-only facility to be certified in the US, and the first EFI-certified…

Rost planning to export vegetables

The consumer demand drop in Russia due to the crisis and COVID-19 pandemic, causes vegetable producers to want to enter foreign markets. Rost may begin tomato supplies to the United Arab Emirates already in summer and is conducting negotiations with EU distributors. Due to higher prices on vegetables…

Viraj Puri: "Patient approach has allowed us to scale rapidly and sustainably"

Gotham Greens double their acreage within six months

In the last six months, US greenhouse company Gotham Greens has more than doubled its footprint by opening four new greenhouses. Newest in their 'collection' is the one in Denver. For decades the area next to an abandoned runway at the former Denver Stapleton Airport site had been sitting vacant. Only 3…

Intergrow Greenhouses partners with Natural Upcycling to reduce food waste

Consumers have high expectations when it comes to their food. Even in produce, they expect beautifully uniformed, well presenting fruit. But at the end of the day this is farming and it is not realistic that every piece of fruit produced meets those requirements. Even with the strictest growing and…

Jan, Albert, Gerco and Nijs van Zuilen about BerryBrothers' 40 years:

“We are entirely independent in most soft fruit sales and cultivation"

The Van Zuilen family have had red currant juice flowing through their veins for 40 years now. In 1980, Jan and Karin van Zuilen started growing fruit. This was on a 3-hectare plot in Zoelmond in the Dutch Batavia region. Through the years, this cultivation company has expanded. It now consists of…

Indian aquaponic growers have big plans for organic produce

When Lalit Jhawar and Mayank Gupta wanted to enter the organic food supply chain and source and supply fresh organic produce across the different cities in India, they realized that there is barely any cultivation and supply of organic produce in India. So, they decided to delve further into this…

Eyal Inbar, Histil, on how they are dealing with COVID-19

"Herbs and ornamentals hit hard, grafted vegetable demand spiked"

The re-opening of the garden centers in the UK, as well as in several countries, is a big relief for many. Also for Israeli young plant grower Hishtil. As for most in the industry, March has been a challenging month for them with growers throwing away many plants and therefore cancelling their herb and…

L'Ortofrutticola F: High tomato quantities while red and yellow pepper sales are lively

"Now that it is over, we can say we are pleased with the artichoke campaign. Our heads come from plants obtained from a hybrid seed, which is profitable for us producers thanks to the higher yields and to the fact that plants grow faster. Most of all, this technique enables us to plan volumes more…

Vivai Cafaro

Italian baby leaves and aromatic herbs all over Europe

Vivai Cafaro is a company located in Eboli (Salerno) specializing in the production and commercialization of baby leaves and aromatic herbs and exporting its products all over Europe thanks to the 110 hectares of traditional crops (40 hectares in greenhouses and 70 hectares of open fields). The company…

Spain

"Classical music favors the growth of plants by around 25%"

The only Pink tomatoes certified by Aragon's Committee for Ecological Agriculture in the province of Huesca are grown in the greenhouse of the Organic Garden of Casa Rural La Portellada, in Barbastro, accompanied by classical music. According to their producers, Antonio Risco and Victoria Martinez, music…

Ontario Plants Propagation grows due to customers demand

"I'm sure it will not be our last expansion"

With another 2.6 hectare currently being built, the greenhouse of Ontario Plants Propagation grows to 15 ha propagation space and an additional 2.5 hectare of warehouse and service area. "Greenhouses and thus orders have grown significantly over the last 10 years and growers continue to need supply…

"Beautiful April weather has ensured good, consistent quality"

Landgard companies see great start to German open field lettuce season

Thanks to warm temperatures in the important growing month of April, Landgard member farms have had a good start into the season for German outdoor lettuce throughout the country at the beginning of May. Since March, consumers have already been able to buy the first fresh lettuces and colourful lettuce varieties…

Funding plugs big future for Australia’s strawberry industry

A commercial nursery in the Southern Downs is paving the way for Australia’s strawberry industry after developing a new way to grow strawberries. Spring Creek Seedlings have…

Alexandre Van Deun, Urban Harvest

“You must be able to sell vertically-farmed goods at competitive prices”

Two years ago, business partners, Alexandre Van Deun and Olivier Paulus, opened one of the very first vertical farms for herbs in Brussels, Belgium. Now, the complete classic herb assortment is grown. Not only for local retailers like Delhaize and Aveve, but also for catering companies and restaurants.…

HATponics

Hooked on ‘ponics

The weather is always perfect here, 68 degrees. Pristine plants flourish all year long in crisp, refreshing air. Even the water tastes better here. It’s a piece of heaven carved into a hilltop in Lenoir City. Whoever wrote “Corn won’t grow at all on Rocky Top” obviously never met Ryan Cox. “We can grow 600 types of crops,” he…

Pest free production key to success for Australian hydroponic grower

Implementing best-practice hygiene and quality assurance protocols is key for businesses in nursery production to minimise contamination, remain pest and disease free, meet quality requirements and maintain market access amidst biosecurity threats. That’s the philosophy of General Manager at Trandos…

SWNS

It's a bird, it's a car... it's... a greenhouse!

A dad decided to make use of his car while it was sitting on the driveway during lockdown -- by turning it into a greenhouse. Ian Hall, 62, is growing three types of tomato…

FAO

FAO introduces tunnel farming to tribal districts in Pakistan

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has introduced tunnel-farming in the tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with support from USAID as part of its efforts to promote effective-modern ways of agricultural production in the wide-range climate of the region. Seventy-five…

Bringing tissue culture production into the 21st century

Greg Lowe from Lowes TC is on a mission to automate tissue culture production, making it more affordable to produce high health clonal plants in this country. Find out about his business’ new TC+TM liquid media temporary immersion system bioreactor and automated production systems.   by Gabrielle Stannus   Greg Lowe…

Quebec growers await foreign workers

Quebec growers with spring crops are waiting and wondering if their temporary foreign workers will arrive on time to help with their crops. Alex Zenebisis of EagleXport/Alcaro Farms in St.-Remi, Que. notes that so far, he’s seeded 2.5 million heads of cabbage (or 180,000 cases of cabbage) and 70,000 20…

CTA

Introducing young agripreneurs from the Sahel to innovative greenhouse farming

The Farmers’ Hub project, supported by CTA and the Syngenta Foundation for a Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA), is benefiting young farmers in Mali and Senegal. The initiative aims to improve the productivity and quality of fruit and vegetable farming using greenhouses, whilst creating youth employment…

Forging the way in residue free strawberries

Established in 1998, EARL de Campan is a member of the GIE les maraichers du Mirail producer group. Strawberries are a key crop and the company devotes 1 ha to spring variety Gariguette, as well as 1.2 ha to two main crop varieties - Clery and Charlotte. An everbearer, Gariguette delivers a second flush…

hosted by Fluence, May 6th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT

Rob Laing (Farm.One) discusses vertical farming in online webinar

Ready to get educated behind your desk? This week there will be a vertical farming panel, hosted by the Fluence team in collaboration with industry expert Farm.One, to tackle some of horticulture’s most pertinent questions. In this panel with vertical farming expert, Rob Laing, CEO + founder of Farm.One,…

several hectares destroyed in Tinte & De Lier

Whirlwinds destroy Dutch greenhouses

"We didn't see it coming," says Dutch cucumber grower Arthur van Geest. About thirty meters from front to back his greenhouse in Tinte was hit by a whirlwind last Thursday. "It happened between 7.15-7.30. Colleagues have also been hit." At a colleague grower five employees were injured. Three of them…

Justin Geertsema, Greenhill Produce on COVID outbreak:

"No one will lose their jobs, all workers will continue to be paid"

"During this stressful period we want to be clear that no one will lose their jobs and all workers will continue to be paid, and we continue to pay for and provide all…

Kalera

US (FL): Hydroponic farm joins forces with grocery store in job-saving move

At the beginning of the year, Kalera planted its seed and was hoping to see their lettuce and business grow. “We perfected mother nature indoors by using science and technology with farming,” Kalera CEO Daniel Malechuk said from the company’s Orlando farm. Unfortunately, no one anticipated a pandemic…

Nicolas Mazard with Koppert Cress USA dba Flavour Fields®

“I believe good things will come out of this”

How will life look like after COVID-19? “I believe this year will make it into the history books and we will talk about life pre-corona versus post-corona,” says Nicolas Mazard with Flavour Fields, based on Long Island, NY. In its greenhouses, the company grows microgreens that are being used in chefs’…

US (IN): Purdue Student Farm helping to stock local food pantries with fresh produce

Amid rising economic insecurity and heightened uncertainty, the Purdue Student Farm is doing all it can to keep its local community healthy and well-fed. The usual outlets the farm sells to, mainly campus dining venues, are closed due to the COVID-19 virus, but the farm is still active and producing.…

South Africa: Disabled Free State farmers are feeding their communities through aquaponic farming

The lives of nearly 100 disabled farmers in the Free State province have been turned around thanks to INMED Aquaponics led by the knowledgeable and compassionate Mantombi Madona, an adaptive agriculture facilitator and trainer for INMED South Africa. “Subsistence farmers here were struggling to produce…

US (MA): Students honored by White House and EPA for hydroponic greenhouse project

A group of students from Rockport, Mass. were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), as awardees of the 2019 President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA). The program recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship…

Western Sydney University greenhouse donates over 58 tonnes to Foodbank

Western Sydney University and its research partners are leading the way when it comes to donating tonnes of fresh, healthy produce to Foodbank NSW and ACT to support families in need – more important than ever, as the COVID-19 crisis continues to impact communities and another winter season fast…

From Boer creative with pesto

It was a painful scream for help, in March: "We're stuck with 15,000 heads of lettuce per day". Eighty per cent of the sales of From Boer, the lettuce growing company of Arjan and Leonard Boer, were gone. That problem isn't solved entirely, but they haven't been standing still with the development of a new product, pesto.  The pesto,…

US (GA): Student community farm continues to provide produce to those in need

At UGArden, the University of Georgia’s student community farm, plots of lettuce, kale, beets, carrots and greens planted during the winter wait to be harvested. Despite the absence of dozens of student workers due to the campus closure prompted by the COVID-19 crisis, a handful of staff at the garden…

"those who feed the country"

President Macron visits French tomato growers

"I say thank you. Thank you for feeding the country. The food industry has held up. From fork to fork, everyone has mobilized." With those words President Emmanuel Macron of France thanked the food industry yesterday. He called the food industry 'la ferme France', symbol of the 'second line' in the war…

Thijs Bertens: from constructing gutters to growing on gutters

For almost five years he worked at Meteor Systems, but this month, he started at Jansborg Aardbeien en Kersen (strawberries and cherries), the cultivation company of his parents in Leende, North Brabant.  With that, Thijs Bertens makes an uncommon move, but for himself it wasn't that unexpected. "I saw myself…

Van der Avoird Trayplant wants growth in Northern Europe to decrease CO2 emission:

"In five years we'll have grown by 50 percent again"

In three years in which Van der Avoird Trayplant propagates raspberry and strawberry plants in the Netherlands, less CO2 is emitted than in the two days it takes the ripe fruits to come from Southern Europe by truck. That bothers Peter van der Avoird, so he wants to expand the company in Northern Europe.…

total acreage of ​​26 hectares

Another merger in Dutch greenhouse industry

Kwekerij Rimato and Oussoren Trostomaten will continue together under the name Roots. The uniting of the two tomato nurseries results in a new company with a total acreage of ​​26 hectares. As every grower knows, everything starts with good roots. With their merger, both companies provide a good…

Horticulture is lit

How about starting the week with something beautiful? Nicky Mann with Family Fresh Farms shared some photos of the company's greenhouse that Bob Ross could have been jealous of. It might be worth moving to Australia and waking up early if this is the sunrise you could be seeing every day.  Please check out more photos here or, if you…

California farmer plows under lettuce due to crippled restaurant market

The lockdown in most U.S. states that started in mid-March created a logjam of fruit and vegetables bound for restaurants across the country. The effects of the business…

Richard Hartensveld, Schenkeveld:

"Much respect for the labor migrants that remain”

The number of labor migrants working in greenhouse horticulture may only really become apparent when some of them were no longer able to travel to the Netherlands due to corona measures. “Luckily, they can still travel from Poland, but no longer from Romania, Moldova, Hungary, and Bulgaria”, says Richard…

Marc Danner new General Manager Lipman Family Farms

US: "Merging field successes from with benefits of hothouses with R&D program"

At the two-year anniversary mark of Lipman Family Farms’ acquisition of the greenhouse grower Huron Produce, the company has promoted Marc Danner as the General Manager of…

How NYC urban farms are pivoting to stay in business during COVID-19

As New York City faces the impacts and rapid spread of COVID-19, the city with one of the richest and most diverse food cultures in the United States now faces unprecedented challenges––closed restaurants, disrupted food supply chains, and overwhelmed grocery stores. The rise of the pandemic has called…

British growers launch #LockdownLearning initiative for home education

Farmers and growers from across Britain are hoping to inspire and educate children about food and where it comes from as a part of a new #LockdownLearning project. The free, online resource comes as thousands of parents are now home-schooling their children due to the coronavirus. The project, which was…

Australia: Old glasshouse gets new lease on life after council worker becomes full-time farmer

It is just on 12 months since former Hobart City Council worker Rob Mather made the decision to leave his desk and management of local parks and reserves to revitalise an old hydroponic farm in the Huon Valley. And the journey so far has been one of big changes at Valley Fresh Farm where a series of…

Italy: Growers optimistic about the strawberry sector

High productivity and homogeneous fruits with high Brix grades. Prices are rising sharply, and Marisol strawberry growers are satisfied with both the variety and the market trend over the past week. Pino Montano grows 100 thousand Marisol plants in Policoro (Matera). "My experience is very positive -…

MX: Greenhouse grower to donate up to 6 tonnes of produce a week

A San Luis Potosí greenhouse grower will donate between five and six tonnes of fresh produce per week to families struggling to make ends meet due to the restrictions put in place to limit the spread of Covid-19. The company Invernaderos Potosinos will deliver the produce – mainly tomatoes – over the…

Indian engineer grows crops 'out of thin air'

Although aeroponics may have caught on in the West, in India, it is still in a nascent stage. However, a Coimbatore-based agriculture engineer has mastered the technique after over 10 years of research and development. Meet Prabhu Shankar, who has grown over 18 types of different vegetables using…

South Africa: Agricultural training empowers disabled women and youth in the Free State

South Africans with disabilities, especially women, continue to face disproportionate rates of food insecurity, unemployment, illiteracy, and poverty amid economic, political, and social exclusion. The more than 230,000 people with disabilities who live in Free State province have been especially…

US produce companies continue to give back

The produce industry is continuing to give back during the pandemic, and companies are donating funds and food to those in need. John D’Arrigo, CEO and President and Chairman of the Board for D’Arrigo California is partnering with the Grower Shipper Association Foundation/Ag Against Hunger to create an…

Indian grower expands aquaponics operation to 40,000 square feet

One of the pioneers of commercial aquaponics farms in India, Red Otter Farms, recently commissioned a new facility for growing salad greens. With this expansion, Red Otter Farms operates close to 40,000 square feet of aquaponics farming. We asked Anubhav Das and Srishti Mandaar, founders of Red Otter…

Russian grower plants Palermo peppers

A Russian grower recently shared an update featuring their new crop of bell peppers: red, orange, yellow and chocolate ones. It is the first time that they planted bell peppers on such a big acreage – 0.3 ha. Palermo is an Italian variety of bell peppers with long, conoid fruit. At the tasting…

Precision steering for tomato crops thanks to stonewool products

Miljøgartneriet is Norway’s biggest high-tech greenhouse facility. It propagates and produces tomatoes, sweet pointed peppers and chilis for sale throughout the country. The company has a strong focus on sustainability, including a circular system for heating and CO2. Besides using Grodan’s Pro blocks in…

Landgard defies crisis and supplies tons of local fruit vegetables

"Local labour can only replace the experienced harvest workers to a limited extent"

With the increasingly nice spring weather, the harvest of fresh German fruits has really taken off at the member farms of the Landgard producer cooperative. The first fresh regional cucumbers and tomatoes from traditional protected cultivation were available in smaller quantities since the end of January…

Project fulfillment is planned for the end of the current year

Russian grower plans third greenhouse of 7 hectares

“We are constructing the third greenhouse Obskoy. The foundation has been finished, and the project is planned to be launched at the end of October 2020. It will be the last greenhouse project that GC Gorkunov will open in the Novosibirsk region”, announced the general director of GC Tolmachevsky (part…

Indian grower donates food and essential supplies to underprivileged kids and needy people

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the shortage of food and daily essentials such as vegetables and pulses, Simply Fresh has donated groceries & essential food items to the underprivileged kids from an orphanage in Arjunpatla, Hyderabad. Simply Fresh provided groceries and vegetables to the…

An interview with Pietro Ciardiello of Coop Sole

Italian strawberry season returns to normal

"Strawberries are currently doing well: demand is good both domestically and abroad and production is higher than in previous weeks. Consumption is starting again, and demand is in line with supply; we have high expectations for the evolution of this campaign and we expect maximum production for the end…

Growers across Europe bank on improvised armies of pickers to save harvest

At this time of year John Greene is usually preparing to welcome dozens of Slovakian strawberry pickers for another harvest at his farm in County Wexford in south-east Ireland. The work is arduous and repetitive and he relies on their experience and stamina to get the fruit picked, packed and sold.…

US (CA): Growers offering roadside stands with fruits and vegetables

The warm conditions this week had the valley strawberry crop maturing quickly, but farmers wanted to also offer some healthy reminders. Heulong Siong has already opened his…

Marten Barel still going strong:

"The transition that horticulture has seen is truly impressive"

Last year, we started our series 'Andere Tuinbouwtijden' featuring industry veterans. Many a seasoned worker reminisced on times long gone, and most are still very active, even after their retirement. Marten Barel is one of them, and after reading all his colleagues' stories, he knew he has even older stories.…

$100 million for UAE greenhouse company Pure Harvest Smart Farms

The team with greenhouse company Pure Harvest Smart Farms has secured a multi-stage investment commitment of over $100 million. Currently Pure Harvest operates a greenhouse in the UAE desert and grows tomatoes over there. With the investment, the company will expand with new greenhouses in the UAE, Saudi…

AgriPeppe

Zero-residue vegetables to safeguard consumers

"My project stemmed from a careful consumer analysis and selecting producers that shared my same vision on the role of agriculture. We must guarantee products of high quality and health level in the name of food safety. So what could be a better solution than zero residue?" reports Luca Peppe, president…

Israeli farmers donate vegetables for Passover

The Arava is a desert plain running south from the Dead Sea all the way down to Eilat and the mouth of the Red Sea. It is the peak harvest season there and farmers are gearing…

Jan VanderHout

"International workers need to get here quickly for spring planting"

"Now more than ever, we know how important it is for Canadian farmers to be able to continue to grow their crops and raise their livestock. A safe, consistent food supply is an essential service, especially during a global crisis like this when other countries around the world are facing the same…

Russian grower comments on greenhouse industry growth

In 2019, the greenhouse complex Donskaya Usadba reached the forecasted production capacity of 11 thousand tons of vegetables per year. The enterprise sells medium-sized cucumbers and tomatoes. The company are planning the construction of the second phase of the complex, which will allow them to increase…

More varieties specifically for high-wire cucumber production

There is a worldwide increase in high-wire cucumber production. This method results in not only bigger yields, but also more uniform fruits, which makes production planning easier for growers. However, growing cucumbers on a high-wire system involves a lot of labour. That is why vegetable breeding…

Italian growers deal with Covid-19

"Work shifts and breaks have been staggered to favor social distancing"

"We need to carry on with determination to ensure essential food supplies, but of course we changed the way our work is organized," reported Gino Caggia from Produttori Associati Citrosol. Gino Caggia "Work shifts and breaks have been staggered to favor social distancing. We applied the protocol signed…

Poland’s first full LED lighting in pink tomato greenhouse installed

Signify has installed LED lamps in a Tomimaru Muchoo pink tomato greenhouse for the first time in Poland. This innovative full LED solution was implemented on a 2 ha plantation belonging to Łukasz Budyta Greenhouse Complex, which was fitted with Philips GreenPower LED toplighting modules and Philips…

Petra Veldman (Stoffels Tomatoes) grateful for 'devoted crew' in times of corona

"We have to prevent it from getting worse, without panicking but keeping the spirit up"

"What's happening at the moment is unprecedented, not just on a company scale, but at world level, too", says Petra Veldman with the Belgium tomato nursery Stoffels Tomatoes. "It has a huge societal impact. Containing the virus is what's most important now, in our company, too." That takes quite some…

Travelling around the world to find the right growing strategy

Just outside of Lisbon, about 10 meters from the main door of a big supermarket a container is placed. When you look through the window in the container door you see racks filled with all kinds of aromatic herbs and microgreens. This container is the first Jungle Greens production unit where herbs and…

Growing tomatoes in Iceland: isolated, cold and dark?

Growing tomatoes in Iceland? Sure! At Fridheimar, Knútur and Helena do just that. They produce one tonne of organic tomatoes every day. Close to their farm is a hot water spring they use. When the water comes in, it is still about 95 degrees Celsius. The water heats the greenhouse, so it is always about…


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