Urban farm flourishes in former Akron tire plant

Posted on Jan 12 2018 - 5:29pm by UOG

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“Vegetables and flowers are not something you’d expect to see growing anywhere in Northeast Ohio right now – let alone inside an old tire plant in Akron.

But that’s exactly what an Akron-based agricultural company is doing.

Jacob Craine, Vincent Peterson and Mark Preston are the founders of Vigeo Gardens, which sits on the third floor of Akron’s former B.F. Goodrich tire plant. The business can be easily spotted as it’s custom-mad blue and red LED lights transform its space into a magenta-like color.”

Read the FULL STORY at: “WKYC.com