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Company Overview of BrightFarms, Inc.

Company Overview

BrightFarms, Inc. designs, finances, builds, and operates hydroponic greenhouse farms at supermarkets and grocery retailers in the United States. It offers onsite greenhouses that deliver fresh fruits and vegetables. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.

211 East 48th Street

New York, NY 10017

United States

Founded in 2011

Phone:

212-358-1100

Fax:

212-358-1101

Key Executives for BrightFarms, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Director of Business Development
Director of Engineering
Director of Facilities
Vice President of Public Affairs & Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

BrightFarms, Inc. Key Developments

BrightFarms, Inc. Partners with Giant Food Grocer to Retail Year-Round Local Produce from Washington, D.C. Greenhouse

BrightFarms, Inc. and Giant Food are entering a path-breaking partnership to deliver year-round local produce to Giant stores throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Constructed near Giant’s store at 1535 Alabama Avenue in Southeast, Washington, D.C., the 100,000 square foot facility will be the urban greenhouse of its kind in the world. This partnership reflects Giant’s strong commitment to promoting health and wellness in local communities. By growing locally, BrightFarms delivers produce that is thousands of miles fresher, more flavorful, and better for the neighborhood. The farm will grow premium quality produce, year round, for thousands of customers in the D.C. area, while creating up to 20 full-time green-collar jobs, facilitating over 100 construction jobs, and converting underutilized land into a sustainable farm. BrightFarms also plans to offer educational opportunities for local schools to learn about urban agriculture and environmental sustainability.

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