Vertical Harvest is a startup set on making history. Although people have been treated to a range of vertical farm concepts over the years, it is going to be made a reality in Jackson, Wyoming. This city might be an unlikely choice for Vertical Harvest with its an altitude over a mile high andsnow that can last until May -- not to mention lots that cost well over $1 million -- the startup has found a clever way around it by way of an abandoned parking lot.
This space will be converted into a three-story stack of greenhouses filled with crops like microgreens and tomatoes. Penny McBride, one of Vertical Harvest co-founders, says, "We're replacing food that was being grown in Mexico or California and shipped in."
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