Organic Rising 2013

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Okeechobee, Florida<br />
December 6, 2012<br />
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Sunfest Organic Herbs, a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art herb farm, opened in 2012. The farm is 65 acres with 7 of those acres inside automated greenhouses that open and close via an onsite weather station. The organic herbs are sold wholesale to Whole Foods Market, Publix, Wal-Mart and others.<br />
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Farmer Joe Falco, formerly of HerbThyme in California, designed the operation that is backed by investor Cliff Rosen.