World's largest aeroponic smart farm opens in Danville

Join Our Telegram channel to stay up to date on breaking news coverage (© Blue Planet Studio – stock.adobe.com) AeroFarms celebrated the opening of...

September 15, 2022
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Join Our Telegram channel to stay up to date on breaking news coverage (© Blue Planet Studio – stock.adobe.com) AeroFarms celebrated the opening of a nearly 140,000 square-foot indoor farming facility Monday. The facility is in Cane Creek Centre, a joint industrial park owned by the city of Danville and Pittsylvania County, will employ 158 individuals and provide indoor-grown lettuces and specialty leafy greens to major retailers throughout the Mid-Atlantic, according to a press release. 'We are excited to be part of the future of agriculture in the great state of Virginia, an incredible state with a strong farming tradition,' AeroFarms Co-Founder and CEO David Rosenberg said in the press release.

Rebecca Barnabi