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Ital Farms: Promoting Urban Ag (Subscriber Content)

By Andrea Laue
Aikin wrangles an armful of hakurei turnips into harvest bins.
Aikin wrangles an armful of hakurei turnips into harvest bins.

“I’d love to see more young people get stoked on farming,” says Brenton Aikin, founder of Ital Farms. Now 23, Aikin started his urban micro-farming venture when he was only 21.

Currently growing food in four different locations in downtown and midtown Reno, Ital Farms sells five products—salad greens…

Aikin wrangles an armful of hakurei turnips into harvest bins.
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