Profile: Local Farmer Brings High-Tech Farming to Coastal Georgia Community

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Grant Anderson holds a tray from hydroponic farm (Rick Lott/Savannah Now)

Grant Anderson holds a tray from hydroponic farm (Rick Lott/Savannah Now)

The Creative Coast is home to one of the few hydroponic farming operations in Georgia, run solely by Grant Anderson, owner of Better Fresh Farms in Effingham, near Savannah.

Anderson cultivates nine different types of lettuce, along with collards and other greens and radishes, vertically inside a carefully monitored container.

“It’s a computerized system, there are sensors, timers and what have you, and I thought it was really neat, and I thought with my business background, and how interesting it was and how the market was growing for organic food, local produce and things like that, it was kind of a match made in heaven for this area.”

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Organization Type: Business Enterprise
Article Type: Editorials
Industry: Other
Location: Savannah/Coastal Georgia
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