Chip spent some time with Mike Switzer today, talking about the continued journey to bring fresh, crisp vegetables to the world. He explained how Urban Fresh Farms will bring these greens to local tables.
One choice of UFF is to open facilities that are a bit smaller, growing hydroponically, intensively, and vertically. In this way, more facilities will open. More fresh vegetables will be grown in a smaller space. More folks will have access to those fresh vegetables.
Chip also shared that many vegetables consumed locally are grown on the West Coast. Because of that, vegetables have been harvested days before local consumers can even buy them. Customers who visit an Urban Fresh Farms facility can harvest their own vegetables--or even take home live lettuce that can be harvested at home.
Check out the full interview at SC Business Review on SC Public Radio.
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