Gallery: This Vermont Farmer is Building a Boat to Sail His Fresh Produ...

Vermont farmer Erik Andrus wants to bring an entirely new approach to the growing farm-to-table food trend by sailing his produce down the Hudson River to NYC. Andrus recently launched a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of funding a $15,000 project to build a sailboat named Ceres – the Roman goddess of grain and agriculture – to get his idea off the ground and into the water. If successful, the model could be a new way for consumers and restaurants to purchase fresh food directly from independent farmers and growers.

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  1. backpackerreport July 30, 2013 at 1:44 pm

    how will he keep the produce fresh in transit? solar panels to power fridges? i’m very curious…