Pioneering solar-powered greenhouse to grow food without fresh water

photo: head grower Adrian Simkins. Sundrop Farms pioneering solar-powered greenhouse to grow food without fresh water

Photo: Sundrop Farms head grower Adrian Simkins says the tomato project is a world-first. (Landline: Kerry Staight)

A groundbreaking greenhouse that relies on sunlight and seawater to grow tomatoes officially opens next week, 300 kilometres north of Adelaide. The company Sundrop Farms spent several years developing the idea at a pilot plant on the outskirts of Port Augusta, before building a commercial facility that is 100 times larger.

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