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 of Queens. It is the brainchild and inaugural project of Gotham Greens here, a ...

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