Supermarket Rooftop Farms

Article by Raz Godelnik at triplepundit.com:

BrightFarms, which defines itself as a finance, development and management business, has created what they believe to be a win-win model that will generate gains both for the company and the supermarkets they partner with. The company offers supermarkets to design, build and operate hydroponic greenhouse farms on their rooftops. These farms will provide the supermarkets with fresh produce that is chemical-free, safe and of course tastes better than produce that traveled hundreds or even thousands of miles to the supermarket…

…BrightFarms doesn’t ask the supermarkets to pay a dime in advance for constructing the farms. Instead the company asks supermarkets to agree to buy the produce from the greenhouse for 10 years at a fixed price that is tied to the consumer price index…

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