Once upon a time, food production was close to consumption. As great as this was, it couldn’t feed 8 billion people! It takes too much land and labor. So, it had to change - and it changed.
Hydroponic solutions are EVERYWHERE. During 2020, Venture Capitalists put over $1.6B into them, but what do you see? Lettuce. These systems grow lettuce incredibly well. But, what happens when you flood a market with a single commodity? The price tanks.
Farmlets are self-contained, enabling year-round growing, everywhere. They include our patent-pending growing system that uses soil and a self-contained honey-bee component, allowing us to grow everything ... no one has these. Because we control the environment, our soil-quality metrics are off the charts. Farmlets are placeable anywhere – like a parking space – and in any number.
They become a part of each community, creating a revenue stream for the host and jobs for nearby residents. And finally, they are mobile. Markets can shift, land-use guidelines can change, property can change ownership - we have to control risk.