Rooftop Farm to Grow for Grocers

Rooftop Farm to Grow for Grocers

NEW YORK Next spring, Whole Foods Market stores in the New York Metropolitan area including seven in Manhattan will have a new local source of fresh produce: an urban farm that uses hydroponic technology to grow fruits and vegetables year-round in a rooftop greenhouse. The 12,000-square-foot greenhouse is currently under construction on the roof of a one-story church in Jamaica, in the New York borough

NEW YORK — Next spring, Whole Foods Market stores in the New York Metropolitan area — including seven in Manhattan — will have a new local source of fresh produce: an “urban farm” that uses hydroponic technology to grow fruits and vegetables year-round in a rooftop greenhouse.

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