NEW YORK — Atop a large warehouse located in an industrial section of Brooklyn lives a lush hydroponic greenhouse — one of the first of its kind — that may reshape the direction of urban farming. The 15,000-square-foot facility is operated by Gotham Greens, a 25-employee startup that began growing a range of lettuces and herbs in May and supplying them in June to supermarkets and restaurants around New York City — an “ultra-local” source of produce. Initial customers include D'Agostino's, ...

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