What Is An Indoor Vertical Farming System?
An Indoor Vertical Farm is a system of parts selected for growing, harvesting and packaging salads. The most important part are the lights providing the energy nutrition. LED lights are getting brighter and smaller, using less power almost daily. LEDs give off heat and don’t like water. Plants are mostly made up of water, thus […]Continue reading
Is Indoor Vertical Farming Profitable?
The answer is YES!!! In fact, our business model has an EBIDTA of 45%. The ROI on the capital is even higher. These are great returns in almost any industry. Let me explain the economics. When a consumer buys $1.00 of vegetables, the farmer gets about ¢10. Farmers only make a great living if they […]Continue reading
Why are Veggies from an Indoor Vertical Farm Better?
“Better” in vegetables is freshness, taste, nutrition, and no pesticides or pathogens. You can tell the difference when you buy from a farmers market. But who has time? And what do we do in winter? Both the farmer and the retailer want to give you the best product. But an efficient system developed over 75 […]Continue reading
Why are Veggies from an Indoor Vertical Farm Safer?
By safer we mean less likely to cause you food poisoning or cause an infection. Vegetables have been responsible for some pretty scary recalls in the last few years. Chipolte shut down stores for months and products from a major packaged salad brand caused 3 deaths last year. These are the biggest stories. It’s not […]Continue reading
Why is Indoor Vertical Farming so Sustainable?
Here are the highlights…. Reduces the CO2 load of vegetables travelling on average 1500 miles No pesticides used in their growing, therefore no adverse effect like killing bees and frogs Fertilizer use is exact, there is no excess running off into the water system and causing damage like algae bloom There is a significant reduction […]Continue reading