While most of the commercial greenhouse growers are still not convinced about the potential of vertical and urban farming, Canadian greenhouse grower Jack Benne is one of the first to use his extensive experience to create a viable business model for indoor vertical production of leafy greens with CubicFarm™.
by: Boy de Nijs 1/6/2017
Jack and his son Leo decided to join the vertical farming boom when they saw a potential for a new farming system to tackle the demand for fresh, year-round, locally grown produce in urban areas. Based on the years of experience and in-depth knowledge that they gained in their commercial greenhouse operations, they came up with the idea to create a food production system that uses a machine to grow a high number of crops in the least amount of space with just a small amount of light and water. The idea for their CubicFarm was born.