6 Rhode Island farms awarded $118K for solar projects

SCITUATE – The sustainability benefits of hydroponic cultivation always appealed to Katherine Fotiades.  Growing plants in a controlled, soil-less environment uses less water and produces more food than traditional field farming. But it also has a serious and expensive environmental downside: electricity use. Fotiades, co-owner of Skydog Farm in Scituate, said the constant use of…

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