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Indoor Agriculture – Is It Worth It?

Touch the Soil News #1051 (Feature photo – Generic Greenhouses for Food – CCA 1.0 Generic) Gotham Greens, a New York indoor agriculture company, has three indoor farms. A 15,000 square foot facility called Greenpoint, a 20,000 square foot facility called Gowanus and a 12,000 square foot facility in Queens, New York. Gotham Greens recently announced that it was building a 75,000 square foot greenhouse in Chicago. Gotham Greens recently came into the news as it raised $29 million to further its expansion. In total, Gotham Greens has received $45 million in venture capital money. Assuming that they will be able to finish the new Chicago greenhouse, the company will…

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Greenhouse Food – on the Rise

Touch the Soil News #968 (Feature photo – Food From Greenhouses – CCA Sa 3.0 Unported) Some of us have heard of Gotham Greens – the indoor greenhouse company that locates near big cities to provide fresh produce year round. Gotham Greens operating four facilities in New York and Chicago in greenhouses that have a total of 170,000 square feet. The company was founded in Brooklyn, New York in 2009. Making news recently is the announcement by Gotham Greens of their building a new greenhouse of 140,000 square feet – almost doubling their production capacity. The new facility will be the largest ever built in Chicago and will generate 60…

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