NC State's "Pack 'N Cool" Provides Farmers with Mobile Refrigeration Solution

Aug. 23, 2012

 N.C. State University's Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) has developed a new mobile cooling unit for farmers.  The five-by-eight-feet refrigerated trailer- called the "Pack 'N Cool" is designed to keep fruits and vegetables at ideal temperatures during transport to and from farmers markets or as they're harvested in farm fields.  The Pack 'N Cool is the program's latest postharvest quality and food safety project geared toward helping farmers...

Instructions to build your own, photos, and budget are available on the PHHI website

Article by Justin Moore, August 17, 2012   Full News Release