By Shelby White September 28, 2018 at 3:00 AM Central Pennsylvania Business Journal Corey Fogarty envisioned vegetable gardens growing atop parking garages operated by the Lancaster Parking Authority. When Fogarty pitched his idea in 2016, the authority liked it but told him it needed the space for cars. By 2017, Fogarty, board president of the Lancaster Urban Farming Initiative, had a new idea: a vertical greenhouse, one that rises up rather than spreading out. It was suggested to him by former Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray, who had seen a picture of one in Wyoming. Gray asked Fogarty if he could build something similar in Lancaster, Fogarty said. “I said, ‘Yeah, […]
Plans are moving forward to build a greenhouse on a Lancaster parking garage. Corey Fogarty, board president of the Lancaster Urban Farming Initiative, said the greenhouse could support 20 acres of fresh vegetables. Read more.
Plans for a hydroponic vertical greenhouse in downtown Lancaster are moving ahead, its backers say, and the facility, budgeted at $16 million to $17 million, could start operating in the fall of 2020. Read more here.