A Kentucky native and University of Kentucky graduate Jonathan Webb is turning his dream of a high tech farming hub in Appalachia into reality with AppHarvest. The company is building some of the largest indoor farms in the world combining conventional agricultural techniques with today s technology to grow non GMO chemical free produce to be sold to the top 25 U.S. grocers. The company s first greenhouse will span 60 acres and open in 2020 in Morehead Ky. The greenhouse will operate entirely on rainwater using a 10 acre retention pond reducing water usage by 80% compared to a typical farm.
Building some of America's largest controlled environment ...
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