O’Hare Airport grows an aeroponic garden

Let’s hope this becomes a trend:

On Friday, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is opening “the world’s first airport aeroponic garden.”

What’s aeroponic? It’s a way of growing things with just water and a mineral solution; no soil.

What will the garden grow? Fresh vegetables to be used by O’Hare restaurants. It will also, hopefully, be a nice spot for passengers to visit and relax.

I’m planning on heading that way soon to see, and maybe nibble, for myself. But in the meantime, I was pleased to see that WLS-TV got a sneak preview of the garden and of the 44 different types of organic herbs and vegetables growing right there at the airport.

Look for the garden in the rotunda building, between terminals 2 and 3.

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