Urban Farming in Holyoke

If you’re driving along Race Street in downtown Holyoke, you may be surprised to see two large shipping containers sitting on an otherwise empty plot of land. You might be even more surprised to learn what’s inside them—self-contained urban farming units producing fresh produce year-round. Connecting Point’s Henry Brechter takes an in-depth look at a coming-of-age farming method that could influence the state’s agriculture industry for years to come.