Tag: hydroponics

Story and Photos by Jim Ritch — Every week, even in the cold of December, a harvest of lettuce departs the hydroponic greenhouse of Shore Breeze Farms in Cheriton, destined for local schools, restaurants, farm markets, and grocery stores. This December, the new and innovative operation is celebrating two milestones: a...
By Stefanie Jackson – Shore Breeze Farms in Cheriton, owned and operated by fourth-generation farmer Steve Sturgis, was recently awarded a $15,000 Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development grant by Gov. Ralph Northam to expand the farm’s hydroponic greenhouse operations. “It is exciting to see homegrown companies like Shore Breeze Farms...