You can’t get greens that are much fresher than the ones now being served in the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Best Concept Award-winning Village Center dining hall. That’s because they are grown literally next door, in a series of 137 aeroponic towers located in a 3,000-square-foot greenhouse on the roof of an attached adjacent structure.
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Tower gardens supply nearby dining hall at CU-Boulder
A set of vertical planters grow greens that are deployed to the nearby Village Center’s salad bar and other serving stations.