No Soil. No Increasing Seasons. Just Add Water and Engineering.

MOREHEAD, Ky. — In this very city on the edge of coal place, a substantial-tech greenhouse so huge it could address 50 soccer fields glows with the pinks and yellows of 30,600 LED and high-stress sodium lights.

Inside of, without a teaspoon of soil, almost 3 million kilos of beefsteak tomatoes grow on 45-toes-substantial vines whose roots are bathed in nutrient-improved rainwater. Other vines maintain hundreds of little, juicy snacking tomatoes with enough tang to impress Martha Stewart, who is on the board of AppHarvest, a begin-up that harvested its first crop right here in January and ideas to

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