New farming operation to open in west Louisville Ky

Photos from Mayor Fischer’s Facebook page. West Louisville FoodPort, Create 40 Jobs Vertical farming operation to lease 60,000-square-foot space, invest $23.5 million LOUISVILLE (January 28, 2016) – FarmedHere, the country’s largest and longest-running vertical farm, will locate a year-round indoor farm and food processing facility in the West Louisville FoodPort, creating 40 jobs with a $23.5 million investment, Mayor Greg Fischer and Governor Matt Bevin announced today. “FarmedHere’s sustainable practices and compassionate hiring policy make them an ideal community partner in west Louisville,” Fischer said. “The addition of this innovative company to the West Louisville FoodPort affirms our commitment to…

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THE WEEK: Or at Least the Gist of It

Never before have so many Cardinal fans and broadcasters uttered the word “gist” — the result of a Thursday story by CBS Sports college hoops writer Gary Parrish that started like this: “Ohio State freshman JaQuan Lyle spoke with an NCAA investigator this week about his recruiting visit to Louisville in June 2013 and confirmed the gist of allegations involving paid escorts. . . “ This set off a talk-radio frenzy of speculation about what “gist” means, and was the first shoe to drop in that an actual recruit verified at least some part of the allegations in the controversial…