October 8th, 2016: We had the opportunity to share the story about our budding business with Emily Russo Miller, of the Juneau Empire.
“My vision is a multi-aspect farm,” Eli said. Half of the business would be growing hydroponically year-round (i.e. growing plants without soil indoors), and the other half would be growing seasonal organics in a greenhouse, both outdoors and cold-frame.
“Traditional farming in Southeast Alaska will not feed our community,” he said. “The only way to feed our community is hydroponic growing or greenhouse growing, and climate controlled growing.”
Read the full interview here.