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Grow ginger in high tunnels

An article in the NE-SARE newsletter, Ginger: An ancient crop in the new world, describes a Farmer Grant project comparing growing ginger in a greenhouse or a high tunnel.

“‘Using high tunnels was a drastic profit improvement over growing in the greenhouse,’ Bahret [the grant recipient] says. In fact, the greenhouse ginger lost money while the hoop house ginger earned almost $3,000 in income over expenses, mostly because of differences in heat and labor.”

View images of ginger production and read more at Bahret’s farm at the Old Friends Farm website.

Read more about the project through the SARE project database: Year 1 | Year 2

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