Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort has installed a vertical farm setup on site. The hotel is doubling down on its sustainability endeavors and trying to increase its share of locally sourced produce.

The hotel will grow its fresh produce on-site, allowing it to harvest fresh produce such as lettuce, herbs, and microgreens. Guests visiting Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island dining venues, including multi-cuisine restaurant White, can enjoy dishes made with ingredients sourced daily from the farm.

Savino Leone, general manager at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort said: “At Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, we are committed to investing in eco-conscious solutions across our operations and supply chain.

“Our goal is to use precious resources as responsibly as possible, and the launch of our own onsite hydroponic farm is a key step towards reducing our carbon footprint and water usage whilst providing the freshest produce and tastiest ingredients for our discerning guests.”

The hydroponic farm is just one of a host of sustainable practices implemented by Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island, which holds ISO 21,401:2018 Certification on Sustainability covering overs a broad spectrum of operational systems and impact including biodiversity, energy efficiency, waste management, water use, and emissions.

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