Finnish winning formula for CEA
One – Two – Five – A Million or Cost parity between CEA and field lettuce is within reach

IndoorAgTech Innovation Summit, June 23, 2021

Quality, sustainability, and food safety are huge drivers for the transformation of the lettuce industry. But to make indoor-grown leafy greens mainstream, cost parity with the corresponding field-grown product needs to be achieved. Green Automation believes that the packaged baby leaf segment of the market is absolutely ripe for…

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Pure Green Farms is ramping up production in South Bend, IN

Hortidaily, February 22, 2021

Fresh, sustainable, safe and locally grown lettuce is coming to South Bend, Indiana, as Pure Green Farms nears the completion of its year-long construction. The new 4-acre hydroponic indoor farm plans to supply over 8 million retail units in their first year with room to quadruple in size in the future.

Pure Green Farms uses the fully…

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Full automation allows us to triple our production area, while keeping labor costs low.

Hortidaily, January 28, 2021

Revolution Farms in Caledonia, Michigan is expanding their existing lettuce production by adding an additional 2 acres of greenhouse growing area. The expansion is equipped with a fully automated growing system from Green Automation. Some growing lines are set up for growing baby leaf lettuce, while other lines are…

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How to make fresh, safe, sustainable and locally grown leafy greens the new norm

Hortidaily, October 22, 2020

Green Automation is driving the transformation toward a sustainable and resilient supply of leafy greens. The goal for leafy greens operators in North America is to reach a production costs level that allows for disruption and ultimately substitution of the field lettuce business, the same way we have seen the market develop in northern Europe. …

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The "Finnish Lettuce Model" is being applied more around the world

Hortidaily, October 8, 2020

Due to long, dark and cold winters and short summers the Finnish greenhouse growers have had to operate very effectively in order to be competitive with the imported field grown lettuce, always striving to optimize and make their operation cost efficient. The business model that has proven to be successful for the Finnish greenhouse operators is…

Hands-free cultivation at Free Leafy Greens in Hudson, Ohio

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Lef Farms producing lettuce in the dead of winter

Hands-Free automatic growing at Free! Leafy Greens. 

Hands-Free Cultivation at Free! Leafy Greens