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CEDAR MEADOW FARMS
The Gro  family is a part of a four- generation tradition who farm their 300+ acres in a unique way. Because their land is located on a hilly part of Southern Lancaster County and need to keep the soil out of the Chesapeake Bay, they are a strict no till farm.
They are committed to looking at farming di erently, including the use of cover crops. They take great pride in helping other farms apply these techniques to grow vegetables with higher nutritional density. Utilizing cover crops can fertilize soil, suppress weeds, and impede pests – all
things that might otherwise require chemicals like fertilizer, herbicides, and pesticides.
AEROFARMS
Since 2004 AeroFarms has been building, owning and operating indoor vertical farms that grow safe, nutritious food in a way that is respectful to the planet and the communities in which they grow. They are a mission-driven company and certified B Corporation, and proud to be named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company two years in a row.
Their HQ is the world’s largest indoor vertical farm of its kind in Newark, NJ, where they grow local, nutrient-dense, delicious and safe food all year round for their communities and partners. By optimizing the growing environment, they have perfected our produce for taste, texture, color and nutrition to set a totally new culinary standard that top chefs and tastemakers are excited about!
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