At an improbable greenhouse in the Utah desert, yummy tomatoes grow without soil and produce for nearly an entire year. The greenhouse gets heat and CO2 from a natural-gas power plant to which it is linked by a sort of umbilical cord. Within this bubble of clean, warm air, bumblebees pollinate the vines, and wasps fend off parasites. Whether you hope to build a colony on Mars or just aim to get a good tomato when there's snow on the ground, this is a good place to start.
Travis Jones, General Manager of Longvine Growing Co.
Martin Weijters, Head Grower at Longvine Growing Co.
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