Winter High Tunnel Salad Production
Revelstoke, February 15, 2018
Participants toured a demonstration greenhouse built in 2015 that was undergoing a study on the viability of winter salad green production in a low-cost, high-tunnel structure that is heated by compost in low light conditions without supplemental lighting. This is a project of the BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative.
KBFA field day summary and photos (includes detailed greenhouse plans): Compost-Heated Winter High Tunnel Greenhouse
BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative research fact sheet: Adapting to Low Light and Low Temperature Conditions Using High-Tunnel Structures in Revelstoke, BC
Revelstoke Community Connections project summary: Terra Firma Winter Greens Research Project
Date and Time: February 15, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (PST), 2018, Terra Firma Farms, Revelstoke
Presenters: Terra Firma Farms & Dr. Michael Mitsch, Okanagan College