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December 09, 2020 | Tom Ballard

AppHarvest focused on creating a new way to grow essential crops

AppHarvest is the the brainchild of Jonathan Webb of Corbin, KY who hopes to deliver indoor, large-scale agricultural production, modeled after facilities from the Netherlands, to the Appalachian region.

The goal, the company says, is to create a new way to grow essential crops that will meet the planet’s nutritional needs sustainably and create jobs in Appalachia without depleting the region’s resources.

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