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Wisconsin farm grows produce even in the winter


January 28, 2018

BRISTOL, Wis. (AP) — A 16-mph wind whips around, rattling the plastic and metal hoops of a structure at Living Hope Farm LLC, located just north of the Des Plaines River.

Outside, the wind chill is 6 degrees, and 5 inches of snow cover the ground.

Inside, however, are rows of radishes, carrots, cilantro, arugula, kale and other vegetables thrive in this oasis in the dead of winter.

Benches hold several large trays of microgreens — the sprouts of flowers, herbs or greens — that are very nutritious. And freshly harvested wheatgrass is ready to be converted into juice and sold at farm...

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