GrowUp Urban Farms is committed to feeding people in a way that is positive for communities and the environment, today and in the future. We produce sustainable salads and herbs using vertical growing technologies and through the use of Controlled Environment Production (CEP), we can harvest year-round.
We’re changing the way food is grown and distributed and we’re reconnecting people with the story of food from farm to fork.
Vertical farming is the practice of producing food in vertically stacked layers in an indoor controlled growing environment.
We create more productive growing space by building upwards
We produce crops all year round
By growing close to consumers, we slash the transport costs and carbon-dioxide emissions associated with importing food and moving it over long distances.
Being close to market means we reduce spoilage that inevitably occurs along the way
We do not use any pesticides, herbicides or fungicides in our system.
Because we can control temperature, humidity, lighting, airflow and nutrient conditions, we can get the best productivity out of plants year round, anywhere in the world.
GrowUp is a values driven company – these values are at the core of what we do and steer the decisions we make as a business. We thought we’d share them so you can understand a bit more about what we do:
We care about People, Profit and the Planet;
We believe we can Do Good and Make Money;
We search for the best environmental solution available at the time – and then revisit those decisions regularly to see if a better option is available;
We think learning about and eating good food is something everyone should get the chance to do;
We should be producing food at a commercial-scale in an ecologically sustainable way;
We can improve the level of food knowledge, education and enthusiasm in cities;
We should reduce the environmental impact of food production;
Our systems and processes can lead innovation in urban food production.
Click here to see our Environmental Policy.