The 31,000-square-foot Lufa rooftop greenhouse uses a “drip-irrigation” hydroponic process. Photo courtesy of Lufa Farms
Similar to CSA
Lufa’s business model is similar to that of community supported agriculture (CSA), selling produce baskets on a weekly basis directly to consumers, who make selections on Lufa’s website (lufa.com) and pick up their goods at local drop-off points. The drop-off locations consist of about 18 local retail stores (food retail, health food stores and cafes), private offices and community centers. The retailers, who are not paid by Lufa, “benefit from the additional ...
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