Green Farm’s mission is to provide the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador with local, nutritious produce that doesn’t carry a hefty carbon footprint. The Canadian province imports 90% of its food, often from faraway places and seriously lacking in nutritional value when it hits store shelves.
Green Farm believes hydroponics and vertical farming solve the current problem, ensuring food security for its local community 12 months a year. It grows microgreens, herbs, and several lettuce varieties in its warehouse in Mount Pearl; a green box subscription service delivers fresh greens to over 300 families every week, and customers can also purchase from local farmer’s markets. Unlike most of which is found at the store, Green Farm’s produce has a longer shelf life and is preservative-free.
The indoor farm is leading the way when it comes to sustainable and local food production. At the core of its values is the belief that everyone deserves to eat healthy, affordable, and local veggies grown with the health of the people and greater environment in mind. Green Farm is making that happen for the people of Newfoundland.