DelFrescoPure partners with CubicFarms

A partnership between DelFrescoPure and CubicFarms has resulted in new greenhouse product they call the LivingCube.  In a company news release, CubicFarms describe it as a system of automated vertical growing machines that continuously produce lettuce, basil and microgreens year-round.  

 

The LivingCube has mechanized growing, germination and irrigation machines inside proprietary insulated growing chambers. They are individually climate-controlled to optimize each crop’s environment, and are all connected to an enclosed, climatized common work area.  

 

The company says the result is a complete, stand-alone growing system which brings locally grown produce to customers year-round, in large quantities.

 

Cubic Farms is an ag tech and vertical farming technology company.  They cultivate lettuce, basil and microgreens at their facility in Pitt Meadows, B.C. and are partnering with other farmers internationally.

 

DelFrescoPure grows a wide range of greenhouse fruits and vegetables in Kingsville, Ont.  They are a family-owned business, in operation for more than 50 years.

 

Sources: LivingCube.ca

DelFrescoPure.com

If latest news: 
Check if it is latest news (for "Latest News" page)
Publish date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Home page latest news order: 
3

Click to leave a comment

CAPTCHA
For security purposes, please confirm you are not a robot!

RELATED NEWS

Natural gas to be expanded in rural Ontario

Ontario has passed legislation to expand access to natural gas in more parts of rural and northern Ontario. 

$5 million to automate greenhouses

The feds have announced up to $5 million for an 'automation cluster' led by the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. Research will focus on robotic harvesters for greenhouse cucumbers, wireless irrigation for flowers and vegetables, and sensors for soil and air moisture. Ag minister Lawrence MacAulay and fellow MPs were on hand for the announcement.

 

CropLife Canada helps growers manage resistance

Manage Resistance Now is a new online resource developed by CropLife Canada to help growers minimize the development of herbicide, fungicide and insecticide resistance on their farms. 

Government challenges small businesses to innovate

Innovative Solutions Canada is a new federal program that invites small businesses to come up with an innovative product, service or solution for a specific challenge they face.

More flavourful tomatoes on-the-vine

Vineland is developing promising new varieties of more flavourful on-the-vine tomatoes. Check out their story and video.