Former mailman builds geothermal greenhouse in the midwest; gets local citrus all year for $1 a day

Posted on Sep 2 2017 - 7:09pm by UOG


Greenhouse in the Snow, built by a former mailman, grows an abundance of local produce high on the Nebraska plains.

“We can grow the best citrus in the world, right here on the high plains,” says Russ Finch, the former mailman (pictured above) who is the creative superstar genius responsible for building the Greenhouse in the Snow. And he can do it spending only $1 a day in energy costs.

For Midwesterners (and many of the rest of us) produce in the winter means things imported form warmer climes or grown in greenhouses, which typically have a prodigious hunger for energy and are fed by burning fossil fuels.

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