The Future of Farming. Technological innovation in agriculture is rapidly evolving, allowing for farms to move closer to population centers. We can customize solutions for your rooftops, empty lots, or any space you want to transform into a growing facility. Urban farming can increase economic opportunity for both communities and individual businesses, as well as help build stronger social networks and provide economic and health-related growth.
Farming in an urban setting requires careful consideration of a host of new factors. Presently, there are great resources for prospective urban farmers wishing to embark on a new kind of agricultural journey. Below is a list of factors to consider:
- Land Access
- Water access
The USDA has comprehensive resources and toolkits to read up on if you are looking for assistance.
Benefits of Gardening
In research studies, gardening has been associated with numerous health benefits, including:
- Reduced symptoms of depression and stress
- A connection to nature
- Lowered risk of dementia
- Improved mobility
A year-round greenhouse can bring the natural healing powers of gardening to retirement homes, correctional facilities, schools, businesses, or any place that has space a need for fresh local food and a vibrant community. Other urban applications include:
- Season extenders for existing farms
- Seed starting operations
- Restaurants looking for fresh food
- In communities with existing food deserts
Finance Your Greenhouse
Looking for financial help?
We can help you find funding for your greenhouse project.