Hundred Acre Farm grows leafy greens year-round in a vertical hydroponic farm in Milwaukee’s Century City Business Park.
Starting August 16, Hundred Acre’s basil also hit the shelves of all Outpost locations and Go Grocer in the Third Ward. By late August, you can also look for the company’s own basil pesto at the same stores.
And there are more green plans in the works, says Hundred Acre’s owner, Chris Corkery. They include building more urban farms and growing more varieties of produce. But back to leafy greens. That wilty stuff you have in your refrigerator crisper? Pitch it.
“No matter what, 52 weeks a year, we are growing fresh produce down the block, and we’re [delivering] it to [stores] within 24 hours of harvest, and that lasts for three to four weeks,” says Corkery.
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