Berlin NH: Hydroponic greenhouses get $25M to grow New England produce

A business that wants to build two hydroponic greenhouses in New Hampshire’s North Country to get tomatoes and salad greens more quickly to New England supermarkets has received $25 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

North Country Growers plans to start building its two, 10-acre (4-hectare) greenhouses in Berlin soon, and planting next July, with its first harvest next October. The company expects to produce 8 million pounds (3.6 million kilograms) of tomatoes and 15 million heads of lettuce annually in a year-round operation. | More…

| Sacramento Bee

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