Season Extension

Grow plants year-round in Nebraska using season extension structures like greenhouses, hoophouses, and low tunnels.

Hoop House - no added heat, passive solar

Lakehouse Farm, Waverly NE

hoophouse in the snow

Low tunnels - temporary structures, low cost way to grow plants in the ground earlier in the spring and later in the fall/winter

(BFBLN program coordinator Skylar pictured below!)

Low tunnels

Greenhouses - use supplemental heat source, covered with polycarbonate, more expensive option

Common Good Farm, Raymond NE