Column: Virginia is Cultivating Indoor Agriculture to Forge a Brighter Future

Virginia has long understood the importance of nurturing promising new industries, and indoor agriculture is no exception. Despite some recent skepticism about the industry’s relevance, we in Virginia see it differently. Here, indoor agriculture represents more than just a tech trend; it signifies a source of skilled horticultural and manufacturing jobs, rural development, and cutting-edge technology that can complement outdoor agriculture, providing fresh, locally grown produce.