The simple model can be replicated in any major city around the world. PPM can be housed in a new or existing structure within a five to ten mile radius of the majority of food related entities in any city. PPM will be operated by experienced plant biologists,agronomists, technicians and experts in the field of hydroponics, as well as interns/students from partner organizations and universities studying in the fields of plant biology and/or hydroponics.
Our commitment to developing sustainable technologies and business practices led us to study various forms of alternative farming and existing available technologies. As a result, we developed our own hydroponic systems; “Gro-Stax”, which were designed to be not only easy to use, but accessible to anyone that is looking to either grow their own food or be a mass commercial producer “Gro-Stax” can be adapted to be fully automated with minimal man power required or use as recommended; semi-automated so the plants grown in the systems will have more human interaction
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How much produce can we grow?
As always, it depends on space but with an 8,000sqft facility, we would be able to produce over 500,000lbs of produce per year
“The 2019 American Fitness Index for America’s 100 largest cities, for instance, shows that only 17% of New York City’s residents get their recommended daily portion of vegetables, compared with the top-ranked city in the category, Washington, D.C., wherein 30% of its residents do. Intriguingly, the same survey shows that New York City only has 18 farmers’ markets per one million residents compared with Washington’s 82. It does not help that the state of New York’s production of vegetables, representing a measly 7% of its total agricultural output, does not come close to meeting the city’s demand.” View Article
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