Gotham Greens in the News
The Whole Foods in Gowanus, Brooklyn, can boast that it has the freshest leafy greens and tomatoes available in any supermarket in the city—thanks to its rooftop tenant, Gotham Greens, which owns and operates a 20,000-square-foot greenhouse. It is the only grocer that gets produce delivered by elevator just hours after being picked.
Gotham Greens is not only running the first greenhouse on top of a supermarket, but the company also asserts that it has the only commercial rooftop greenhouse in the entire country. It is also the fastest-growing greenhouse company in the city using hydroponics instead of soil to grow crops. It harvested its first tomatoes, lettuces, basil, bok choy and kale a couple of weeks ago. All are pesticide-free, though not certified organic.
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