Category Archives: Agriculture

Immigrant plants seeds, grows 14 jobs in the process.

MILFORD, N. J. — Hector Perez never expected that 14 years after immigrating to the United States, he would not only learn English, but also become the owner of a business that employs 14 people. Perez is the owner of Jersey Farm Produce, a Milford-bas ...

AeroFarms plans indoor farm, 78 jobs for Newark.

NEWARK, N.J. — A group of civic and business entities plan to bring the headquarters of AeroFarms to Newark and create 78 jobs. The company plans to build its headquarters and the world’s largest indoor vertical farm on a former industrial site. ...