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Cub Foods joins urban farming venture in St. Paul

J&J Distributing and New York-based BrightFarms have teamed up to build a new 38,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse in St. Paul. It is expected to generate more than 350,000 pounds of fresh produce a year, employ six people and create 50 jobs during construction. Stillwater-based Cub Foods says the locally grown food will arrive on its store shelves this fall.
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J&J Distributing and New York-based BrightFarms have teamed up to build a new 38,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse in St. Paul. It is expected to generate more than 350,000 pounds of fresh produce a year, employ six people and create 50 jobs during construction. Stillwater-based Cub Foods says the locally grown food will arrive on its store shelves this fall.

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