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American Gothic 2.0

A high-tech greenhouse developer argues that preserving the agricultural landscape requires a sustainable, scalable start-up.

By Patrick Sisson

The AppHarvest facility during construction in the summer of 2020. A key argument for this kind of concentrated, tech-heavy agriculture is that it will help keep other land from being developed. Photo courtesy AppHarvest.

One of the first things visitors will notice inside the sprawling AppHarvest complex—a 60-acre, 2.76-million-square-foot, 30-foot-high greenhouse in Morehead, Kentucky—is the blinding, almost antiseptic whiteness. Continue reading American Gothic 2.0