Farmers markets are growing robustly throughout the country.This farmer attests to that.
The thermal banking technology that Steven Schwen uses in his innovative greenhouse applies not only to conservation of heat, but to cold storage and refrigeration.
Minnesota farmer Steven Schwen has built an innovative thermal banking greenhouse that allows him to extend his growing season and also reduce his on-farm energy costs.
Reporting from the field: These past few days we’ve been spending time in Oak Center, Minnesota (located about 25 miles north of Rochester), with a really great organic farmer, Steven Schwen, of Earthen Path Organic Farm. Challenged by the cold Midwest winters, Steven pondered how to warm up his planting beds. What evolved was a […]