Gotham Greens to locate greenhouse in Walton County
Indoor farming company Gotham Greens has announced it will open a greenhouse facility in Monroe, Georgia, one of three new facilities the Brooklyn-based company has planned, according to a company press release. The project is expected to cost $34 million and create 45 new jobs.
Gotham Greens operates one of the largest networks of high-tech hydroponic greenhouses in North America. The new facilities, combined with expansion of the company’s existing greenhouses in Chicago and Providence, R.I, will double the size of its greenhouse capacity from 600,000 square feet to over 1.2 million square feet in 2022.
Gotham Greens is building a 210,000 square foot state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse facility within the Piedmont Regional Industrial Park in Monroe. The greenhouse will open in 2022 and join the company’s national network of greenhouses located in New York, Illinois, Rhode Island, Maryland, Colorado, and California, as well as a recently announced project in Texas.
In addition to the facility in Walton County, development is currently underway for new state-of-the-art greenhouse facilities in Seagoville, Texas (outside Dallas) and Windsor, Colorado (outside Denver), as well as the expansion of its existing greenhouses in Chicago and Providence, R.I. Upon completion, Gotham Greens will own and operate 12 high-tech, climate-controlled hydroponic greenhouses in eight states.
The new greenhouses will enable Gotham Greens to continue serving many of the country’s largest grocery retailers, which continue to see a steady increase in consumer demand for greenhouse-grown produce. The company’s national and regional retail partnerships include Whole Foods Market, The Kroger Co., Albertsons Companies, Sprouts Farmers Market, and more. Gotham Greens currently sells its salad greens, herbs, salad dressings, dips, and cooking sauces in approximately 3,000 stores across 45 U.S. states.
For more information on Gotham Greens, its products and job openings, visit www.gothamgreens.com.