Farm.One is an indoor vertical farm in Manhattan using hydroponic technology to grow rare culinary herbs for New York City’s finest restaurant chefs. Agritecture designed and installed Farm.One’s first facility, recruited their Head Grower, and researched rare crop species for production.
Dream Harvest is a vertical farm growing leafy greens for retailers in the Greater Houston Area. Dream Harvest include Whole Foods Market, Kroger, and Grit Grocery. The farm is carbon negative and is powered by 100% Texas wind energy. They are able to provide the freshest possible produce by delivering their products just hours after harvest. The team at Agritecture provided technology agnostic coaching to help Dream Harvest understand the trade-off between the various choices in processing equipment, packaging, labor changes, and more as they scale their successful business operation.
Location: Houston, Texas
Services Rendered: Farm Operations Assessment & Recommendations / Feasibility Study
Cornell has the leading agriculture programs in the United States. In an effort to strengthen existing and future urban farmers in New York State, Cornell and Agritecture applied for a research grant to develop a database of farms, define the needs of new farmers, establish and share best practices.
Services Rendered: Research
A Smart City project in Toronto, Canada wanted to include options for urban agriculture in its planning strategy. Agritecture conducted market research on the local food system, designed 11 different smart urban agriculture solutions and proposed planning strategies for the project.
Services Rendered: Local Food System Planning
This company wanted to develop Mexico City’s first commercial vertical farm. Agritecture provided a comprehensive feasibility study for a viable farm that considered the local market and the latest technologies achieving a healthy ROI. Our proposal included a unique mall kiosk activation strategy (pictured here).
Services Rendered: Feasibility
Strauss Group is an international corporation with a portfolio of over 50 brands in the food and beverage industry.
Agritecture provided a feasibility study to determine the yields, costs, and timeline for a R&D greenhouse for cocoa production.
Montel creates high-density mobile storage systems that provide cost-efficient storage solutions using less space. Montel has a global network of authorized distributors. Montel's growing accessories and space-saving solutions are redefining conventional growing systems. After almost 100 years in the storage system industry, Montel hired Agritecture to develop a strategic marketing and product plan to enter the rapidly growing CEA industry. Agritecture adapated and designed Montel’s first racking system targeted towards indoor leafy green growers. Through Agritecture’s ongoing consulting services, Montel has been able to create a standalone brand and expand their product offerings into the vertical farming industry.
Services Rendered: Market & Product Strategic Guidance, Business Development Strategy
NXTLVL Farms is a CEA operator in the Philippines that grows leafy greens and mushrooms for restaurants, retailers and consumers. With their container farm technology, NXTLVL Farms is able to provide a consistent supply of fresh produce to their customers.
Agritecture assessed NXTLVL’s initial container designs and provided farm design and HVAC design to improve their next generation of container farms.
Services Rendered: Farm Design (CAD), HVAC Design, Farm Layout, Concept Report
Sukna, in partnership with Agritecture, has established the brand Mishkat in order to develop a self-sustaining market for local modern agriculture by empowering entrepreneurs and the next generation of farmers through technical training, strategic networks, and business planning. In order to meet the objectives of the Saudi Vision2030 & NTP2020, Mishkat is working towards establishing the Kingdom’s new modern farming industry by testing, designing, and developing modern agriculture methods and business models. Mishkat is starting with an R&D vertical farm and looking to build a full scale commercial operation within the next 6-12 months.
Location: Saudi Arabia
Services Rendered: Partnerships & Sponsorship Strategy
Agritecture advised the City of Atlanta’s Urban Agriculture Director on advancing and accelerating the City of Atlanta’s urban agriculture strategy. Through this advisement, Agritecture has produced The AgLanta Conference, engaging the City’s residents, fostering community involvement, and highlighting the economic opportunities for companies to work in Atlanta, GA.
Location: Atlanta, GA
Services Rendered: Strategic Advisement
BASF is the world's largest producer of chemicals and related products. Agritecture worked with BASF’s Advanced Materials & Systems Research team to provide in-depth market research regarding the gaps and opportunities in local and regional agricultural production for three target cities. This research provided BASF the information needed to strategically develop Smart Greenhouses in these emerging urban markets.
Services Rendered:Market Research
Cefla is an Italian multi-business corporation; two of their business units include Plant/Building Engineering Design and Lighting. Agritecture provided a custom in-person workshop around the complexities and varied models of controlled environment agriculture.
Services rendered: Custom Agritecture Workshop