Hydroponic crops grow in special bins on the corporate campus of Plantronics in Santa Cruz CA supplying the company39s cafe with fresh greens and lettuces

Hydroponic crops grow in special bins on the corporate campus of Plantronics in Santa Cruz, CA, supplying the company's cafe with fresh greens and lettuces.

High-tech Hydroponics Supplies Corporate Cafe From Onsite Garden

An onsite hydroponic micro-farm produces bi-weekly harvests of premium leafy greens and vegetables for Plantronics onsite café.

When the chef overseeing dining for the employees of Plantronics, Inc., a business and consumer audio communications firm based in Santa Cruz, CA, wants to source some fresh vegetables and greens for the next planned meal, she doesn’t have far to go. Through a joint project with nearby Cityblooms, a prototype computer-automated farm that has been installed at the Plantronics complex and is being powered by the company's existing solar energy system.

The hydroponic micro-farm

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