The farm plans to utilize an anaerobic digester to gather waste such as left-over plant roots to generate power.
In the fall of 2010, it bought an anaerobic digestion project then under construction in London, Ontario.
In anaerobic digesters, organic material is mixed on a huge pot with massive quantities of tiny bacteria.
anaerobic an·aer·o·bic (ān'ə-rō'bĭk, -â-rō'bĭk)
Relating to or being an anaerobe.
Living without oxygen.
Occurring in the absence of oxygen or not requiring oxygen to live. Anaerobic bacteria produce energy from food molecules without the presence of oxygen. Compare aerobic.