The 2018 Farwest Show, August 22-24, in Portland, Oregon, will focus on sustainable practices for greenhouse production in its tour, “Growing Toward Energy Efficiency in Greenhouse Production”, on Tuesday, August 21, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sponsored by The Peters Company, the tour will highlight developments and improvements in greenhouse operations toward a more sustainable business model. Energy efficiency expert, Ulrike Mengelberg of Energy Trust of Oregon will guide the day-long tour.
The one-day tour includes stops at F&B Farms & Nursery, Terra Nova Nurseries Inc., Smith Gardens, and Anderson Pots. Along the way, Mengelberg will share insight and information on sustainable applications. The tour will give participants first hand looks at the best of the best plant material in greenhouse production, concluding at container producer Anderson Pots and their state-of-the-art water cooling tower system.
Cost for the tour is $99 per person by July 31; $119 after July 31. Space is limited to 50 per tour. Tour bus will depart from and return to the north entrance to the Oregon Convention Center (NE Holladay St., by the light rail line). The full day tour includes luxury motor coach transportation, lunch, beverages and snacks. Personal vehicles not allowed.
Registration is required and available online at https://farwestshow.com/register/
Complete details on Farwest 2018 are found at www.FarwestShow.com