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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

New Business Sprouts Up in Sidney


August 1, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

Jeanne Ogden is pictured among the grow towers in store, "Growcery, An Indoor Garden." The business opens Monday at 920 10th Ave., with hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

The project started from a news cast of lettuce and similar vegetables being recalled. The recall was first at specific restaurants, then later at grocery stores.

While at a Juice Plus Tower Garden conference in Phoenix, Ariz., Jeanne Ogden thought of a way to offer vegetables that have almost no way of being infected. She is opening a store that allows the customer to cut herbs and leafy vegetables from the plant in a grow tower, or the customer can purchase the plant to take home and transplant to their own garden.

"I thought - we should just take these tower gardens and grow vegetables t...

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