Entries by Pamela Hunt

Vermont Hydroponic Venture Emerges Out of Barroom Conversation, and a Desire to Grow Year-round

Like many great plans, Vermont’s Green Mountain Harvest Hydroponics operation began as a barroom conversation among friends. In the early 1990s farmer David Hartshorn and his now business partners, brothers John and Ted Farr, sat around discussing their dream of building a greenhouse to enable them to grow produce year-round. At the time, though, the energy costs required […]