Published Jan 15, 2020

Organic Greens Production in High Tunnels

By Practical Farmers of Iowa


Transitioning vegetable production to a high tunnel requires shifts in management. Mike Bollinger and his wife, Katie Prochaska, have been growing vegetables in high tunnels for over a decade at River Root Farm.

The certified organic operation outside Decorah, Iowa, focuses on farm-direct wholesale of salad greens, microgreens, herbs, florals and spring plant sales. Mike shares the ins and outs of crop selection, seeding and plant protection. In addition, Mike uses his knowledge as a former greenhouse manufacturer to answer questions regarding structural considerations.

Mike Bollinger owns and operates River Root Farm, a certified organic operation focused on direct wholesale of greens, herbs and florals near Decorah, Iowa. He has over a decade of experience growing vegetables in high tunnels.

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