We get a lot of questions about our greenhouse operations, so we're happy to share some pictures taken by our new friend Lingling Chen. (Thanks, Lingling!) As you'll see, there are a bunch of different systems at work in our greenhouse, and though we're using aquaponics, there's still plenty of dirt! 

Nathan Kaufman runs the greenhouse, manages all our plants and fish at the restaurant, and works on The Perennial Farming Initiative with Anthony and Karen

Nathan Kaufman runs the greenhouse, manages all our plants and fish at the restaurant, and works on The Perennial Farming Initiative with Anthony and Karen

Celeriac growing in a flood and drain table. 

Celeriac growing in a flood and drain table. 

Red leaf lettuce growing on a coconut husk base.

Red leaf lettuce growing on a coconut husk base.

Nathan also works as a youth educator teaching kids about agriculture. Here, he shows how to remove dill seedlings to transplant to a deepwater culture bed.

Nathan also works as a youth educator teaching kids about agriculture. Here, he shows how to remove dill seedlings to transplant to a deepwater culture bed.

Dill seedlings float on a raft with a small amount of soil and roots hanging down. So easy a child can do it!

Dill seedlings float on a raft with a small amount of soil and roots hanging down. So easy a child can do it!

Violas in NFT.

Violas in NFT.

Anisse hyssop in a plug tray, eventually headed for a deep water culture. 

Anisse hyssop in a plug tray, eventually headed for a deep water culture. 

Moroccan Mint in an NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) system, which means nutrient-rich water flows over roots, with the plants anchored in a tight space.

Moroccan Mint in an NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) system, which means nutrient-rich water flows over roots, with the plants anchored in a tight space.

Three of our front-of-house superstars visiting the greenhouse.

Three of our front-of-house superstars visiting the greenhouse.

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