Transport Airports

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

Excerpt from AviationNews.Net

Sep 11, 2012 1:32 pm

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

Turnkey Analytics to Track Your Competitors


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 →

Tags: , , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

Hotels.com Takes Up the Fight for Guaranteed Vacation Days in the U.S.
Ryanair Continues Its Reinvention With a Smartphone App That Works
Expedia Piggybacks on #TBT Social Media Trend for Summer Promotion
Spending On Leisure Travel Is Best Use Of Points Earned During Business Travel