artist rendering | BrightFarms

BrightFarms is partnering with the DC Department of General Services and the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation to build a 100,000 square-foot green house on city-owned land currently used for storage. The urban farm will provide fresh lettuce and other produce to local Giant grocery stores, creating over 100 construction jobs as well as 25 permanent jobs. A “classroom greenhouse” will also be built within the facility to teach kids about health and nutrition.

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