HRN Hall of Fame: Viraj Puri

Nominated by: The Farm Report

Viraj Puri is the co-founder and CEO of Gotham Greens, a trailblazing company that produced local food in urban rooftop greenhouses nearly a decade before it became trendy. It has also consistently prioritized environmental impact. It relies on sunlight and purchases renewable energy to reduce its energy footprint; it sells slightly blemished greens as “Ugly Greens (Are Beautiful)” to reduce food waste. Along the way, Puri has been been a thought leader in conversations on feeding urban communities with sustainable, healthy, local food.

Appearances on HRN:

The Farm Report: Reimagining Rooftops: Urban Agriculture And Smart Cities
The Farm Report: Gotham Greens With Viraj Puri

EliMaxSussman @TheSussmans • May 17, 2019
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