BrightFarms, per a press release, has announced that its farm in Hendersonville, North Carolina is now open. The six-acre facility, per the release, will produce 2 million pounds of lettuce year for consumers in the Southeast region of the United States. Specifically, it will serve both customers in both Carolinas and Georgia.
"With 10 years of innovation and growing under our belts, we are ready and able to bring our proven indoor growing model and fresh greens to millions of new consumers in the Carolinas and beyond," said Steve Platt, CEO of BrightFarms. "We are committed to being the leading supplier of local salads in the Southeast and look forward to partnering with retailers to make fresh, clean and safe produce a reality."
Currently, BrightFarms also has greenhouses in Ohio, Illinois and Virginia.