The mobile produce cooler, KoolCat, was also on display. The KoolCat is an efficient mobile on-farm cooling unit which uses a relatively low-cost A/C unit in conjunction with a controller that allows the (CoolBot). This alternative cooling unit provides an affordable alternative to the traditional walk-in coolers that come at a high price for growers. To learn more about this project, click here.
After the tour, the OHREC staff hosted a cookout that included produce grown in the high tunnels. Scientific posters were on display, and the guests shared their growing experiences in a casual setting.
The Commercial Vegetable Field Day is part of the Growing Growers Market Farming Workshop Series.
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