AppHarvest, a startup company based in Appalachia building the largest indoor farms in the world has just supplied their first harvest beefsteak tomatoes to grocery stores. This company is known for restoring economically-suffering communities. The company went public and made Martha Stewart as a board member.
AppHarvest is about to become a top-leading country in alternative farming via their cutting edge technology that recycles water, saves space, and produces 30 times more food than a conventional farm
Their headquarters can cultivate 45 million pounds of chemical pesticide-free tomatoes yearly. The indoor facility which utilizes recycled rainwater makes them to grow all year.
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AppHarvest’s high-tech, sustainable approach is the future of food, and this first harvest allows us to provide consumers with chemical pesticide-free, nutrient-rich, flavorful produce that’s making a difference they can feel good about.Martha Stewart
AppHarvest also partners with Kentucky high schools to incorporate and introduce an agricultural tech curriculum. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been invested by this company. The company provided high-tech containers farms to offer students the chance to cultivate their own food.
We are determined to build a climate-resilient infrastructure to offer folks a delicious tomato that is sustainably grown right here in Appalachia with 100% recycled rainwater and zero chemical pesticides, making it better for both them and the environment.Jonathan Webb