Demand Exceeds Supply
Another New York City-based pioneer of urban rooftop farming is Gotham Greens, whose 15,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse is located in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. For the past year, Gotham Greens has been supplying varieties of lettuce and herbs to restaurants and 26 supermarkets in New York City, including D’Agostino, Whole Foods Market and online grocer FreshDirect. Gotham Greens produces between two and three tons of produce weekly, but “the demand has ...
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