High-tech urban greenhouse takes local farming to a new level in Denver

Posted on Dec 14 2018 - 7:10pm by UOG

DENVER — People walking or driving by Altius Farms have picked up their phone to call and ask about the greenhouse at 25th and Lawrence. The glass-enclosed structure houses an urban farm that is using advanced technology to change the way we think about growing food.

“This is our mission, is to bring urban farming back into our communities,” said Altius Farms Founder and CEO Sally Herbert.

The farm is already supplying about 20 local restaurants and Marczyk’s Fine Foods with fresh produce. Herbert hopes to introduce a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program where people will be able to buy directly from the farm.

“People can know their farmer. These restaurateurs and their customers will understand where their food is coming from every day,” said Herbert.

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