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Indoor 'greens' to succeed, thanks to tech, owner says

Aug 09, 2019 - The Seattle Times

CHICAGO - Leafy greens typically don't get kids excited. So Jake Counne knew he'd grown something special in his indoor vertical farm when his children, aged 5 and 7, were snacking on fresh spinach "like it was a bag of chips."

Other, more refined palates also have been impressed by Counne's spicy wasabi arugula, tart red sorrel and horseradish-tinged red mizuna - all grown under the purple glow of LED lights in a windowless office in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.

"The fl...