I ran a vertical hydroponics farm for a year and I want to share exactly what I bought and how much it cost. In this post I want to:
- Summarize my vertical farming journey
- Show you exactly what I spent my money on
- Give you a model to estimate costs for your farm
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We designed our farm to take as much advantage as possible from passive heating and cooling and have seen the benefits in reduced electric use and cost. But there’s one often-overlooked element to consider.
Those of you on the email list know we got to the semifinals of a pitch competition earlier this year. For the first time, here’s the Rosemont Horticultural promo we put together to get there.
A lot of people ask me for recommendations for good places to start learning about vertical farming. Well, a bunch of industry leaders got together to put on this digital summit and I think it just might be the answer.
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It’s cool to be on the receiving end of some good press instead of publishing it. Check out this write up featuring my farm by the City of Frederick.