Quantcast
Transport Airports

You can now pick up farm-fresh fruits and vegetables at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Excerpt from AviationNews.Net

Skift Take

Who thought we’d see the day? The farmers’ market is an impressive improvement for the air industry, which is slowly shifting towards offering healthier options for fliers on flights as well.

— Samantha Shankman

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and HMSHost announced the opening of a new farmers market at O’Hare International. The new concession is inspired by the popular farmers markets offered throughout Chicago’s neighborhoods, offering fresh, locally-grown food and other healthy snacks to passengers and airport employees.

Farmers' Market

Eating fresh fruit and veggies is the perfect food to stay hydrated in dry aircraft cabins. Photo by Natalie Maynor.

Until now, produce grown in O’Hare’s aeroponic garden was used exclusively by select HMSHost airport restaurants. Now passengers traveling through O’Hare can purchase fresh herbs conveniently packaged in to-go containers.

Read the Complete Story →

More Stories Below ▼
9 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
The State of Travel Media 2015
Trend Report

The State of Travel Media 2015

The Future of Connected Travel at Stuttgart’s Urban Living Lab
Video: How Amsterdam is Rethinking Urban User Experience to Build the City of the Future

Video: How Amsterdam is Rethinking Urban User Experience to Build the City of the Future

3 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
The Vacation Rental Technology Ecosystem
Trend Report

The Vacation Rental Technology Ecosystem