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 ...
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