The category of consumer indoor farms has been slow to get funding. We caught up with Andrew Deitz to find out how he plans to grow Verdical in this nascent category.
The company will soon break ground on a 117-acre property in Boynton Beach, Florida, which contains a 55-acre man-made lake where the firm will operate a “de-coupled” aquaponics system.
Novel farming systems are new methods of farming living ingredients for food and other applications, many of which are traditionally grown outdoors.
According to the founder, Hargol is the only active, commercial-scale grasshopper farm in the world and consumer products customers are clamoring to get this traditional protein source.