College farm grows in repurposed trailer

Vertical hydroponic farming grows enough greens for the University of North Texas’ Mean Greens all-vegan café and other venues on campus.

Before plant-based became a campus catchphrase, the dining team at the University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, just north of Dallas, pioneered an all-vegan dining hall, Mean Greens Café, one of the first in the country when it opened back in 2011. A new trailer-turned-farm is another step forward in the café’s veg-centric evolution.

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