John McKowen, CEO of Two Rivers stated, By establishing a relationship with Circle Fresh Farms we are opening up a whole new market. We are excited about the opportunity to build organic greenhouses, as well as creating more jobs in Pueblo County. Growing high-value vegetables in a controlled environment allows us to produce year round and supports better water management practices.
Rich Naha, CEO of Circle Fresh Farms, stated, Two Rivers is a great partner to help us grow our footprint throughout Colorado. The new greenhouse will double our annual production and allow us to address customer demand for our local produce. Our hi-tech growing methods allow us to deliver the freshest, most nutritious produce directly to our customer.
About Two RiversTwo Rivers has developed and operates a revolutionary new water business model suitable for arid regions in the Southwestern United States whereby the Company synergistically integrates irrigated farming and wholesale water distribution into one company, utilizing a practice of rotational farm fallowing. Rotational farm fallowing, as it applies to water, is a best methods farm practice whereby portions of farm acreage are temporarily fallowed in cyclic rotation to give soil an opportunity to reconstitute itself. The Company produces and markets high value vegetable and fodder crops on its irrigated farmland and provides wholesale water distribution through farm fallowing agreements in its initial area of focus on the Arkansas River and its tributaries on the Southern Front Range of Colorado.
About Circle Fresh FarmsCircle Fresh Farms (CFF) was founded with a vision of transforming the food industry towards more locally produced foods that are grown in a water and energy efficient way for local communities. CFF is the largest year round grower of lettuce, tomatoes, peppers and other produce in Colorado. Started in 2011, the company has grown from a network of one greenhouse to nine. CFFs proprietary growing methodology can grow four times the produce on 10% of the water used in conventional agriculture. Because we grow year round and in close proximity to our customers, our produce is always as fresh, nutritious, and delicious as possible. Our goal is to expand our business nationally to provide local produce in seven new markets by 2015.
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