NEW ORLEANS — Rouses Market will open an aeroponic rooftop garden atop a store here at the end of the month that will grow parsley, basil and cilantro for sale in the store below. Rouses, Thibodaux, La., which operates 38 stores, says it is the first grocer in the U.S. to develop its own aeroponic urban farm on its own rooftop, which it calls “Roots on the Rooftop." Aeroponics uses air or mist to grow plants without soil. “This is very cutting edge for urban ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.