US (MT): Vertical garden operation utilizes shipping container

Tim and Harline Moyer, owners of The Farm at River’s Bend, are embarking on a new adventure at their property east of Whitefish. They’re beginning a vertical garden operation aimed at supplying local restaurants with fresh lettuce even in the depths of winter.

The Moyers moved to Whitefish in the spring after running their own farm in Hawaii. They have a friend who suggested they move here, so they bought 10 acres of land and brought along their plan to operate a vertical garden.

“We can operate year round sustainably because it’s not subject to the weather,” Tim said. “There’s no herbicides and no pesticides.”

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