A Greenhouse for Cold Climates, Eh?

Not all greenhouses are created equal. Variance in greenhouse design, heating systems, and structural materials make certain greenhouses more applicable for colder climates than others. For instance, a hoop house might be a great season extender for a grower in the Pacific Northwest, but it couldn’t withstand high wind and snow loads that occur in…

Funding Awarded for Energy Efficiency Research in Ceres Greenhouse

A Ceres greenhouse just north of the Canadian border has been getting a lot of attention recently. After being featured in the July issue of Greenhouse Canada, the owner and head grower of the greenhouse, Rob Lyle, has offered his HighYield™ Kit to be the subject of a university research project. A team of graduate…

Community Greenhouse at Blue Sky Lodge – Imagining an Educational Vacation

Blue Sky Lodge is a luxury retreat experience in Utah that offers guests spirited mountain adventures and a chance to reconnect with nature as well as activities and amenities for peak relaxation. One of the unique aspects of Blue Sky is the sustainable farm at the ranch that grows fruits and vegetables for the guests…

The Strongest Greenhouse in all of Alberta

Like the office of Ceres Greenhouse Solutions, Alan and Liz Breakey reside at the foothills of The Rocky Mountains and endure the wide range of weather patterns that come with it. The only difference is they live in Alberta, Canada and not Boulder, Colorado.Their climate zone is “very cold” instead of “cold” and their growing…

A Pandemic, a Canadian Greenhouse, and Training Consumers to Buy Local

All around the world, the food industry has been affected by COVID-19 in one way or another. Fortunately, there have been some positive food-related trends from the pandemic like local and urban farms becoming more popular, and more individuals and families growing their own food. It is at least heartening to see some strengthening of…

Growing Microgreens in a Ceres Commercial Greenhouse

We strive to make smart and productive growing environments for agricultural businesses of all kinds. Even if they are micro.  We paid a visit to our growers at Emerald Gardens Microgreens to see how their HighYield™ Commercial Greenhouse Kit was performing for them. Even though their Ceres greenhouse is not fully complete, Emerald Gardens is…

Pomfret School Passive Solar Aquaponics Greenhouse Comes to Life: Summer 2018 Update

Project Timeline and Updates provided by Pomfret School teacher Bill Martin. In the summer of 2017 construction of an 850 sq. ft. Ceres greenhouse was completed, a milestone in an endeavor to design and build a year-round aquaponic solar greenhouse to house the Helios Project at Pomfret School in Pomfret, Connecticut.   The Helios Project’s…

A Greenhouse for Kaiel: A Little Warrior’s Fight for a Normal Life

For most people, tending a garden is a pastime that has therapeutic benefits and yields tasty and fresh rewards in the Spring and Summer time. For six-year-old Kaiel Morritt (pronounced like “Kale”) and his family, their garden is tremendously more than a pastime. Kaiel’s life depends on home-grown produce. Kaiel and his family live in…