Kalera vertical lettuce farm now open in Humble

In mid-October, Kalera opened a new location in Humble. (Courtesy Kalera)
In mid-October, Kalera opened a new location in Humble. (Courtesy Kalera)

In mid-October, Kalera opened a new location in Humble. (Courtesy Kalera)

Farming company Kalera opened a new facility in Humble at 7159 Rankin Road in mid-October within the Parc 59 development. The company grows leafy vegetables, including lettuce, cilantro and basil, using “vertical hydroponic” farming, according to its website. The company has locations across the country, including in Florida. 407-574-8204. www.kalera.com

By Emily Lincke

Reporter, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Emily joined Community Impact Newspaper in August 2021 after working for a small town newspaper in El Campo, TX for two years. Before that, she interned and freelanced for the Houston Chronicle and worked as a freelance photographer and writer in the Houston area. A controversial fact about Emily is that she prefers sugar cookies over chocolate chip cookies. She graduated with a print journalism degree from the University of Houston in 2018.