Con10u2farm, L3C, is a Agtech social enterprise consulting firm designed to bring urban farming to all communities across American and the world. We grow aquaponically in a closed loop environment by using 21st century technology to grow better than organic food cell in distressed communities or food deserts. Our farm will be the first to use Atmospheric water generated from the humidity in air to grow leafy green vegetables and fish in a closed loop system. The farm will be powered by Solar, using LED lighting to mimic natural lighting and spectrum allocation inside greenhouse. Our renewable energy source will change the way farming is viewed all over the world, in ideal climate conditions. Con10u2farm is Homegrown by Heros certified.
We grow organic leafy green vegetables and fish inside greenhouses. Our suite of product and services will drive change in our local target markets, starting with school districts, hospitals, restaurants and farmers markets through education and advocacy. We recycle organic waste to create carbon credits that will be traded through Cap and Trade auctions and we will set up tours to the farms every two weeks for the benefit of the larger community, establish communications with local media to help brand the farm.
Adaptive Growing Modules (AGM) have become a big hit within the Sacramento School District and County Health Departments who used SNAP-ED funding to support our program. These learning labs will be used to teach Urban Farming to kids and older students how to grow food in small spaces and those that are seeking careers in Agriculture. Our Social Enterprise efforts has also caught the attention of the Sacramento Kings Foundations, to include other counties Health Department Task Forces in Northern California. Each lab includes worm casting, six grow bins, 1 water reservoir, drips, Solar, soil testing kits, greenhouse, pump, and can be converted to hydroponics and aquaponics in the future.
This is the first Solar powered garden in the country that uses 90% less water, with little or no maintenance and will grow vegetables 365 days annually.
Our Eco compound will drive other green businesses to locate near the farm to scale their operation, such as micro breweries, Vegan restaurants, composting and manufacturing of water technology machines.
Our goals are to educate the most vulnerable citizens about healthy eating habits and how to grow your own food.
In addition to farming, we provide community consulting for raised beds, vertical farming, community garden tips, and sustainability education for youth and local community advocates.
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What’s Growing On! It is my belief that a healthy community is one that meets the basic needs of all residents. It ensures quality and substainability of the environment, provides adequate levels of economic and social development while assuring social relationships that are respected and supported. Over the past two years we have witnessed the…Details
Randy Miller farms about 1,000 acres of corn, soybeans and hay in Iowa’s corn belt, where this time of year shoulder-high plants stretch for hundreds of miles. Here, and for a huge swath of the Midwest from Nebraska to Ohio, generation after generation of farmers have provided the row crops that are staples of the…Details
Based on a new analysis of federal funding from the US Department of Agriculture, researchers say there is an urgent need for increased investment in research and development aimed at making sustainable food production more effective. The article published in Environmental Science & Policy has been selected for the Elsevier Atlas Award of June 2016.…Details
Friends tease James Brady about his devotion to urban farming, calling him a veggielante and a veggie preacher, but that doesn’t stop his proselytizing. Brady and his business partners create microscale systems that allow schoolchildren and others to grow produce in..
Louisiana Association of Cooperatives Director Harvey Reed (Center) host first ever boat tour in New Orleans with USDA Rural and Urban Agriculture leaders. The tour put the spotlight on Imports and Exports in the State and will include more diversity moving forward.
Mr. Reed is the appointed Chair (Sub-Committee) for USDA Minority Farmers & Ranchers Advisory Committee Rural Development and Forest Services, Foreign Agricultural Services and National Food Institute of Food and Agriculture. Mr. Reed recently stated that those of us on this committee truly believe it is the obligation of society and of government, to assure such people enough income to provide a decent living. It was back in 1967 when the Presidents National Commission on Rural Poverty believed that the USA had the resources and the technical means to assure every person in America had adequate food, shelter, clothing, medical care, and education. Many Rural residents to this day are denied the opportunity to earn a living.
America needs to know how farm advocates moves the conversation and LAC leads the way! Ecobro