O’Hare Opens the World’s First Farmer’s Market in an Airport…

An interesting ‘small, local, smart solution’ – maybe one of the world’s shortest commercial supply chains?

“On a recent business trip to the Northeast US, I booked a flight that would allow me a long layover at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Even though most business travelers run from a layover, I had an ulterior motive.

Future Growing LLCI wanted to visit the airport’s flagship vertical aeroponic Future Growing® O’Hare urban garden — the world’s first food farm inside an airport terminal. The great thing about visiting this airport farm is that you don’t need a rental car or a hotel room, and you don’t have to go through security again. The farm is centrally located right in the airport at the mezzanine level of Terminal 3, near the entrance to Concourse G.”

Read the full article at Future Growing LLC

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Leigh is the principal of the business innovation practice Balance3 and her clients have included corporations such as Amcor, National Foods, Dair, SPC Ardmona, Kobelco, Corporate Express and New Balance as well as a range of smaller businesses and individual clients.