St. Petersburg Urban Farm Saves Resources By Turning Shipping Containers Into Vertical Farmland

Posted on Nov 6 2020 - 7:30am by UOG

FOX 13 NEWS – Brick Street Farms is an urban hydroponic farm located in the heart of St. Petersburg. It upcycles shipping containers into 40-foot grow houses. It started in Shannon O’Malley and Bradley Doyle’s garage.

“We converted our garage to a grow room. We saw an incredible opportunity. We didn’t have the money to convert a warehouse, so we bought a shipping container,” O’Malley explained.

Each container is the same as two to three acres of traditional farmland. It’s six levels of vertical farmland.


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