NZ: Urban microgreen showroom to green up Napier CBD

A multi-tiered garden of microgreens adorning the walls of what was an office in the Napier CBD will be open for salad makers to admire by the end of the month. Greg Meyer of Treehouse Foods NZ is taking his business growing and selling microgreens from TÅ«tira to Emerson St to make an Urban Garden Showroom showcasing how to produce microgreens.

"It's the next phase, the step-up phase of my business from the last couple of years, on a larger scale."

Greg has an 80sq m total area for an office and the growing, production, preparation, and packing of his vertically farmed microgreen crops on shelves under low-powered lights.

"The actual growing space itself is actually quite small, but since it is a vertical setup where things are grown on a tray in shelves, you can essentially pack a very large amount into a very tiny footprint."

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