This is what our harvest today looks like. Who can resist a bouquet of Monte Carlo Romaine? We harvested approximately 80 lbs of leafy greens and donated 78 lbs to PCK, a culinary training program of Philabundance.
We are excited to announce that we have received a grant from the PHL COVID-19 Fund to help with operational costs during these troublesome times. Prior to the stay-at-home orders, we had temporarily shut-down the systems for a deep cleanse and over the past few weeks, we sheltered in place. Last week we returned to...
Check out our latest FLP farm in Philadelphia!
By 2050, the global population is projected to reach 9.8 billion. How are we going to feed everyone? Investment-banker-turned-farmer Stuart Oda points to indoor vertical farming: growing food on tiered racks in a controlled, climate-proof environment. In a forward-looking talk, he explains how this method can maintain better safety standards, save money, use less water...
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It has been an exciting year for First Light Project and we are truly thankful. With the generous support of individuals and organizations we have built a small pilot farm in Philadelphia and the response from the community is overwhelmingly positive! This idea took a long time to germinate but the results speak for themselves....
Here are additional pictures of what we’ve grown in our vertical farms!
We are continuing to make progress with our vertical farms. Here are some of the plants we’ve grown.