Hothouse Farm

Hothouse Farm

 

in the USSR, the section of an agricultural enterprise that raises vegetables and vegetable seedlings for subsequent planting in the open ground. Hothouse farms are usually run by a brigade, department, or division within a vegetablegrowing sovkhoz or kolkhoz. Owing to the concentration and industrialization of hothouse vegetable raising, hothouse combines are now replacing hothouse farms.

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Anita Tucker, whose husband Mordechai teaches English at a yeshiva high school in the adjacent community of Katif, farms two acres of hothouses among the 1,200 acres of hothouse farms in Gush Katif.