Last month, Wellspring Harvest Greenhouse in Springfield, MA held an event with the Mayor of Springfield to officially mark the end of fundraising and pre-development and to usher in the beginning of construction. Wellspring Harvest will be a year-round, worker-owned hydroponic greenhouse that will provide fresh produce for the grocery stores and institutions in the area,
If you’ve talked to any of LEAF’s staff in the past few months, you have probably heard about The Wellspring Cooperative Corporation and its growing network of worker cooperatives, which seeks to revitalize Springfield through the creation of high-impact jobs. The LEAF team worked very hard with Wellspring to make this project a reality, and we cannot express how excited we are for some fresh lettuce and basil in the near future!
Lastly, to any readers who invested in the project in some form, LEAF would like to extend a warm thank you for your support: thank you for investing in your values!