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Old Green Bay armory could become indoor farm

6:57 AM, Sep. 18, 2013
Fran Toutloff, owner of WaterWorks Garden Center, at his store on North Broadway Street in downtown Green Bay, Wis., on Sept. 16, 2013.
Fran Toutloff, owner of WaterWorks Garden Center, at his store on North Broadway Street in downtown Green Bay, Wis., on Sept. 16, 2013.
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An old military armory that has gone unused for years could be resurrected as Green Bay's first indoor farm, with crops yielding food throughout the year.

Water Works Garden Supply is leading an effort to transform the former armory at 815 Chicago St. into an operation that would supply area restaurants and grocery stores.

The development would give Green Bay residents their first look at a hot trend that has seen empty warehouses in Chicago, Milwaukee and elsewhere retrofitted for urbanized agriculture. ...

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