November 1, 2019

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the groundbreaking of Clearwater Organic Farms’ state-of-the-art commercial hydroponic greenhouse in Monroe County. The company is constructing a 10-acre, 475,000 square-foot facility on the western edge of Eastman Business Park where it will produce fresh, locally grown, organic baby leaf greens year-round. The facility will be constructed on property owned by LiDestri Food & Drink. The project will create up to 137 new full-time jobs, most of which will be in packaging, shipping, receiving and warehousing – and 55 of those jobs are reserved for veterans or those who are underemployed to support the region’s anti-poverty agenda.  Read more