Gov. Tom Wolf visits new vertical farm in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – A brand new vertical farm simply opened in Bethlehem.

On Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf visited Bowery Farming, positioned within the 1000 block of Feather Manner.

The state invested about $460,000 into the challenge. Wolf says it has created 70 full-time jobs that can final over the subsequent three years.

The top of the corporate says the sustainable farm is pesticide-free, powered by renewable vitality, and makes use of solely a fraction of water in comparison with many different farms throughout the nation.

He mentioned the produce grown there’ll assist feed thousands and thousands of individuals inside a 200-mile radius.

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