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Vet Veggies – Another Uplifting Story

Touch the Soil News #862 (Feature photo – Fresh Lettuce in a Shipping Container – courtesy of Freight Farms)

Jerry Martin – a former Viet Nam vet – has started a hydroponic lettuce business that he hopes will be a model for veterans. Martin has adopted the “Freight Farms” model of a hydroponic farm enterprise inside a shipping container.

The idea is to give an identity to the produce that it was raised by a veteran. So if you know of a veteran that wants to get into farming in the city, you can link them to:

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