Elevate Farms opens its first farm in the US

Elevate Farms opened their first US-based indoor farms in Orange, New Jersey. The farm has the capacity to produce up to 11,000,000 plants, or equal to 500,000 pounds (227,000 ‎kilograms) of plants, ‎annually.  ‎

The entire Elevate New Jersey facility measures ‎‎14,000 square feet (1,300 m2), which includes 4,750 square feet (441 m2) of ‎unmanned, fully ‎autonomous grow room space along with processing, packaging, and administration.  

Brightspark Venture's Mark Skapinker and Eleonore Jarry visited Amin Jadavji and his company Elevate Farms this week for the grand opening of their North East US indoor farming facility in Orange, NJ. 

The Elevate team at the opening of the facility (Photo credits Brightspark Ventures)

‎"The entire team has been working relentlessly to bring this latest farm online. We are extremely pleased ‎with the early results from New Jersey," said Kevin Epp, Chief Operating Officer of Elevate Farms.  

‎"At over 100 pounds per square foot of grow space, Elevate Farms is among the most efficient vertical ‎farms in the world. This latest farm will be supplying high-quality leafy greens directly to wholesale ‎distribution in the North East, a model which we expect to replicate around the world in the near future," ‎said Amin Jadavji‎, the Chief Executive Officer of Elevate Farms.

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