Shenandoah Growers Inc. a company specializing in commercially advanced indoor agriculture is establishing its next indoor Biofarm in Anderson County.
Officials say the project will produce 50 local, well-paying jobs, according to a news release
“Our newest Biofarm will further enable Shenandoah Growers to deliver what consumers in South Carolina and across the Southeast want: delicious organic produce, grown nearby in an environmentally responsible way, without the usual premium price,” Shenandoah Growers, Inc. CEO Matt Ryan stated. “This farm is part of our broader vision for a transparent, diverse, and responsive food system more resilient against climate change and supply chain disruptions.”
Shenandoah Growers, Inc. is poised to break a long-standing market compromise by delivering 100% USDA-certified organic produce that is affordable and widely accessible.
“We work hard every day to show companies that South Carolina is the right place for them to do business. We greatly appreciate Shenandoah Growers, Inc.’s decision to invest and create new jobs in Anderson County,” Governor Henry McMaster said in a statement.
The farm, which will cover 100,000 square feet, will be located at 2665 Highway 29 South in Anderson. In the second quarter of 2022, the new facility is anticipated to open.