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Introducing the future of local, low-impact farming

Mariano's is proud of our groundbreaking new alliance with BrightFarms to bring you the freshest, most local greens, herbs and tomatoes grown using scalable, sustainable farming methods.

As the most sustainable source of year-round baby greens and tomatoes in all of Illinois and among the most productive salad greens farms, per square foot, in the world, the all-new BrightFarms Chicagoland Greenhouse, located in Rochelle, will:

  • • Use far less energy, land and water than conventional agriculture
  • • Significantly reduce food miles
  • • Improve the environmental impact of the food supply chain
  • • Create permanent green collar jobs

 

Our first crop of LOCAL greens has arrived! Find them in your neighborhood Mariano's store!
• baby kale •   baby arugula •   baby spinach •   baby greens blend •   baby romaine blend •   spinach blend •   spring mix •   basil •

 

 


To learn more about BrightFarms,
click here .
 

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Introducing the future of local, low-impact farming

Mariano's is proud of our groundbreaking new alliance with BrightFarms to bring you the freshest, most local greens, herbs and tomatoes grown using scalable, sustainable farming methods.

As the most sustainable source of year-round baby greens and tomatoes in all of Illinois and among the most productive salad greens farms, per square foot, in the world, the all-new BrightFarms Chicagoland Greenhouse, located in Rochelle, will:

  • Use far less energy, land and water than conventional agriculture
  • Significantly reduce food miles
  • Improve the environmental impact of the food supply chain
  • Create permanent green collar jobs


To learn more about BrightFarms,
click here .


BrightFarms updates:

July 14, 2016
Our first harvest is here! Find yours at your neighborhood Mariano's.

 

 

June 20, 2016
Coming soon! Construction at our greenhouse is underway and our ponds are filled at BrightFarms! 
 


April 11, 2016
Coming Summer 2016, our new greenhouse farm will provide more than a million pounds of baby greens, tomatoes and other produce every year. 


March 18, 2016
We've got glass at our greenhouse!

The greenhouse will be 160,000 square-feet and grow over 1,000,000 pounds of salad greens, herbs and tomatoes per year. Using 80 percent less water, 90 percent less land and 95 percent less shipping fuel than conventional produce companies and significantly less energy to grow its products than the items it replaces on supermarket shelves.

 

 

August 5, 2015
Breaking Ground on the new BrightFarms Greenhouse.

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