Hoops! Four Season Farming

Posted By on April 12, 2011

HOOP! There it is. Hoop houses, or “high tunnels” as the technical folk say, are revolutionizing the world of cold-climate farming. Made of translucent plastic on a steel frame, hoop houses don’t need any extra energy. They use the light of the sun and the warmth of the ground to stay warm – over 50F – all winter long!

See how local farmers are using hoop house technology to grow greens in the middle of January, start seeds in early spring, and drastically increase their growing capacity.

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