New technology, climate-control features, and scale — same leafy greens you know and love.
Our new farm is our 12th greenhouse nationwide and is our largest and most technologically advanced yet. Located right in between Atlanta and Athens, Georgia, our greenhouse is ready to supply retail, restaurant and foodservice customers throughout the Southeast region.
As our first farm in the Southeast, we decided to go big. And we mean really big (210,000 square feet, to be exact). The greenhouse has sophisticated new technology to overcome the region’s hot, humid climate and ensure we’re delivering the highest quality leafy greens and herbs. In contrast to traditional open-field farming methods that rely heavily on supplemental irrigation, our farms use up to 90% less water and 97% less land compared to conventional farming methods. We provide a consistent way of growing food closer to where people live.
Agriculture is Georgia’s oldest and leading industry, contributing $70 billion to the state’s economy. With increasing high-impact weather events, it is essential to embrace new, innovative forms of farming. While field crops are especially vulnerable to the elements such as heavy rains or drought, our fully closed greenhouse system provides protection and reliability while cutting down drastically on water, land and energy.
“As we celebrate National Farmer’s Day, this expansion into the South is a pivotal moment for Gotham Greens and brings us one step closer to our goal of being able to deliver Gotham Greens fresh produce within a day’s drive from our greenhouses to 90% of consumers across the U.S.”
– Viraj Puri, Gotham Greens CEO and Co-Founder
Always in Season
So, what does this mean for you? It means local and sustainably grown fresh produce, available all year round. This includes new offerings, such as the regionally-inspired Coastal Crunch lettuce and family size packs of our best-selling Butterhead and Gourmet Spring Mix. To find our greens near you, please visit www.gothamgreens.com/find-us/.