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First of its kind greenhouse offers fresh produce and jobs for the disabled in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

April 27, 2018View for printing

Montana and Wyoming are well known for agriculture, but a new method of farming being utilized in Jackson Hole is one of the firsts of its kind in the world.

The idea for Vertical Harvest first blossomed about 10 years ago, when three women from different backgrounds came together to solve a problem.

"Our growing season is only about four months long, so we shipped a lot of our produce in from other places," said Vertical Harvest CEO Nona Yehia. "A friend of mine said she got some lettuce from the grocery and by the time she got it home, it was brown." ... -in-jackson
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