PHOTO: Hydroponic farm in steel container keeps UA in greens

Posted: February 18, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Allix Ice, a senior at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, harvests Rex Butterhead lettuce on Thursday inside the Freight Farms hydroponic shipping container on campus.

Around 9 a.m. Thursday, Allix Ice, 22, a senior dietetics and nutrition major, stepped into a steel shipping container and began her duties.

A repurposed 40-foot shipping container at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, called the Leafy Green Machine, is producing hydroponic lettuce f...

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