A big aeroponic vertical farm is planting roots in Pittsylvania County. “There’s a job force here we’re excited to engage in. There’s a proximity to major cities and smaller cities,” said AeroFarms Co-Founder and CEO David Rosenberg.
The 136,000 square foot indoor vertical farming facility will also bring in many jobs to Pittsylvania County.
“Any community wants to keep their kids home, doesn’t matter if it’s Austin, Texas or Danville, Virginia or Pittsylvania County, Virginia so anytime you can do that is a bonus,” said Matt Rowe, the Director of Economic Development for Pittsylvania County.
AeroFarms is expected to be up and running this spring, planting the seed for more healthy food options and more jobs.
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