The newest classroom at Rowan County Senior High has big aspirations and it starts inside a shipping container.
AppHarvest presented Rowan County students with one of the newest pieces of AgriTech Tuesday. The shipping container has been redesigned to grow fruits and vegetables with using LED technology and other new growing practices.
The container represents just a piece of AppHarvest’s 2.76 million square-foot greenhouse being built in the county. The facility will supply fresh fruits and vegetables to a large chunk of the United States and become the supplier for 25 grocers. The idea ditches foreign imports of fresh food.