South Carolina Vertical Farming company, HardeeGreens will invest USD 1.3M in Jasper County and create 58 new jobs.
“We are so excited about the launch of HardeeGreens LLC! We love our community and saw a need for more options for fresh local produce. Numbered are the days of produce being flown cross-country. The innovations of vertical farming allow us to reduce transportation costs, maximize space, reduce water usage, and yield a pesticide and herbicide-free crop year-round! We’ve planted our roots here, and we can’t wait to share our product with our community.” -Hardee Greens LLC Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Harsta
Established by South Carolina natives, the company will grow fresh herbs and salad greens. The company is partnering with Local Grown Salads, which will supply the materials for Hardee Greens LLC to grow pesticide-free, fresh herbs and greens every 30 days.
“Jasper County welcomes HardeeGreens LLC to our community, and we look forward to working with this innovative company to grow their business in Jasper County in the coming years. Every one of the 58 jobs they are creating brings a better future to a local family, and we will continue to provide the most business-friendly environment for business here in Jasper County.” -Jasper County Council Chairwoman Barbara Clark
Located at 11 Randall Street in Hardeeville, HardeeGreens LLC’s farm in Jasper County is initially expected to produce 10,000 pounds of greens and salads monthly to serve restaurants, schools, and grocery stores in the Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head and Savannah areas.
“Agribusiness is one of South Carolina’s leading industries, and we’re excited to welcome a homegrown and innovative company like Hardee Greens LLC. Congratulations to HardeeGreens LLC on their new operations in Jasper County, and we look forward to the great things they will do.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
Operations are expected to begin in the first quarter of 2023. Individuals interested in joining the HardeeGreens LLC team should email resumes to the company.