Georgia State University in Atlanta will soon lean on its hydroponic shipping container farm to provide organic produce for its campus, AJC.com reports.
Housed in a 320-square-foot shipping container, the farm allows the school to grow fresh produce in an urban environment, as space is limited. The farm was funded through a sustainability fee included in students’ tuition.
While the year-old farm has occasionally supplied lettuce and herbs to cafes and events on campus, the farm will provide wasabi arugula, basil and kale on a continuing basis to campus dining halls starting this fall.
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