What's inside the bright purple tent on the M62

What's inside the bright purple tent on the M62
 

Nestled between the sprawling countryside of East Yorkshire hides an unusual bright purple tent.
While travelling between the North Cave and Howden turn offs on the M62 lies a 50m-long greenhouse which is illuminated in a distinctive mauve-coloured glow.
No, it isn’t UKIP’s new stronghold, but instead a new innovative way farmers are using tiny LED lights to grow vegetables all year round.
Not to be mixed up with the lights of Amsterdam, these lights are powering part of our daily five-a-day - strawberries.
The Sandholme-based growers, near Eastrington, only use the lights in the winter... read more

 
15 December 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 31
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