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As new manager takes the helm, a look back at Winston-Salem’s costly and controversial hydroponic greenhouse project

For years, Winston-Salem city officials have touted a hydroponic greenhouse initiative as an innovative solution to food insecurity. But the project was massively delayed and went way over budget.  A portion of that money went to a contractor that the city says ultimately didn’t finish the job. Now, officials are betting on a new manager to turn things around.