Mokena man grows urban farm in a shipping container in his driveway

Oct 26th, 2022

Derek Drake decided to think outside the box after losing his job during the pandemic. 

Or rather, think inside the box -- a 320 square foot shipping container to be exact. 

"I went down this long search, this long rabbit hole of trying to figure out my next right move and I found this company that manufactures these farms and I was like, 'I am going to be a farmer,'" he said. [continue reading]