Hydroponic farm grows in a shipping container in Ketchikan
October 14, 2021
As one of the rainiest cities in America, Ketchikan has learned to live with constant wet. A young couple is turning some of that water into a growing business. Literally.
Ketchikan Ever Greens, run by Jess and Geoff Jans, focuses on growing, harvesting and delivering a cornucopia of vegetables - all grown through hydroponics methods in a custom-built vertical farm, housed in a metal shipping container.
The Janses met in Ketchikan - Jess Jans' hometown - and left town to pursue other jobs related to tourism in 2009, they explained.
Now back in town with their young son, the family is back t...