In light of this I would suggest costing out the potential for
production of high value specialty crops such as flowers and ornamentals
(this can be year-round production to hit such busy seasons as
Easter and Christmas as well as summer yard plantings), as well as
production of fresh herbs. I would also suggest dispensing with
hydroponics in favor of soil-based production using organic greenhouse
On Mon, 8 May 1995, john hendrickson wrote:
> I am posting a query (actually two) for a person without Internet
> access. You can direct you responses to me.
> 1. Does anyone out there know anything about building and
> operating hydroponic greenhouses in an urban area? There is
> interest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in renovating existing
> structures to produce vegetables for local consumption and
> thereby providing jobs and income for inner city
> 2. Does anyone have experience with *YEAR-ROUND, IN-DOOR*
> farmers' markets?
> Thank you in advance.
> John Hendrickson
> Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
> (608) 265-3704