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Gotham Greens opens greenhouse in Baltimore

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Gotham Greens has opened a 100,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse outside Baltimore. 

Freight Farms, Sodexo plan brings container farms to colleges

Container farm manufacturer Freight Farms and Sodexo have plans to bring hydroponic vertical farms to schools and universities across the U.S.

Great Lakes Growers continues to expand greenhouses

Greenhouse company Great Lakes Growers, Burton, Ohio, recently broke ground on a 100,000-square-foot expansion that will boost production capacity to 12 million heads of leafy greens.

CDC releases final cyclosporiasis from Mexican basil report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released its final report on multiple cases of cyclosporiasis this year, concluding that 10% were linked to imported basil from Mexico.

GreenGate Fresh adds foodservice cilantro, parsley

GreenGate Fresh, Salinas, Calif., is offering cartons of cilantro and parsley for foodservice operators.

Cyclospora outbreak from Mexican basil over

An outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses linked to fresh basil appears to be over, according to the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

North Shore Living hires sales manager

North Shore Living Herbs and Greens has hired Debbie Remblence as sales manager.

BrightFarms names Steve Platt CEO

BrightFarms, Irvington, N.Y., has hired Steve Platt as CEO.

FDA names Mexican basil as source of cyclospora outbreak

(UPDATED) The Food and Drug Administration has named Mexican basil served at restaurants in four states as the likely source of a multi-state outbreak of 132 cyclospora illnesses.

Great Lakes’ Fusion salads feature herbs, lettuce blends

Great Lakes Growers, Burton, Ohio, has a new line of greenhouse-grown salads — Fusion — that highlight herbs, including dill, cilantro and chives.