Green Life Farms has completed the purchase of a 67-acre property in Wildwood, Florida. Here it will construct its 4th of 13 planned farms in the Southeast U.S., Located in Sumter County, FL. The Wildwood farm will further expand Green Life Farms’ market reach into central Florida, serving Orlando, Tampa, Ocala, and coastal communities.
Green Life Farms’ Wildwood location is slated to be its largest farm yet, occupying 10 acres and growing over 6.5 million pounds of head lettuce and leafy greens each year. Construction is anticipated to begin after all permits are acquired and will take approximately 14 months, with the full operation slated for early 2024. The facility will use advanced hydroponic technology to grow premium leafy greens without pesticides, additives, or GMOs.
The Wildwood community has provided a welcoming environment for Green Life Farms. The property is located in an Agricultural Business Corridor and provides easy access to major transportation routes. A global corporation specializing in citrus and other fruits is located nearby, providing potential collaboration opportunities to develop new crops. Expedited permitting, tax incentives for machinery and equipment, and workforce training programs are also available.
“We are proud to have the opportunity to introduce our fresh, flavorful greens to additional customers in Florida and beyond,” said Michael Ferree, Vice President, Green Life Farms. “The Wildwood farm will allow us to further expand on our mission to encourage people to choose food that’s good for their body, family, community, and planet by making it easy to eat clean.”
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