Economic Benefits
  • Earn a strong annual return on investment
  • Boost fruit and vegetable yields up to 400% compared to field grown produce
  • Harvest and deliver fruits and vegetables at optimum ripeness and flavor
  • Create a year round growing environment
  • Meet consumer demand on either end of the production curve when competition is lower and prices are higher
  • Harvest ≈ 95 percent grade A fruit and vegetables
  • Meet the increasing demand for locally grown produce
  • Grow healthier, safer produce with less risk of contamination
  • Cost effectively expand the scale of organic farming
  • Shorten shipping distances = lower freight costs
  • Create new regional produce
    Environmental Benefits
    • Shorter distance to market cuts fuel usage
    • Solar power reduces carbon emissions
    • Drip irrigation conserves water
    • Natural compost replenishes the soil
    • Organic mulching reduces erosion
    • Synthetic pesticides and fertilizers eliminated
    • Crops protected from climate and weather extremes
    • Disease, pest, and insect control inputs reduced
    • Respond to water shortages in other regions of the country