Up Vertical Farms Unveils Canada’s First Hands-Free Vertical Farm in Pitt Meadows, B.C.

March 24, 2023 Up Vertical Farms

After nearly a decade of research and development, UP Vertical Farms™ has officially commenced operations at Canada’s first ever hands-free vertical farm where sustainably-grown, pesticide and contamination-free baby salad greens are being produced at 350 times the yield of conventional field-grown greens. With the goal of revolutionizing Canadian agriculture and giving consumers a healthier, more environmentally-friendly local food choice, UP’s crisp and tasty blends of bagged baby leafy green salads will be available at select grocery retailers across Western Canada this spring.

Oppy and UP Vertical Farms Cut Ribbon On State-Of-The-Art Facility

March 2, 2023 Oppy

After spending nearly a decade researching and developing the latest technology to grow crops at 350 times the yield of conventional field-grown greens, UP Vertical Farms™ has launched its inaugural facility in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia alongside its sales and marketing partner Oppy.

Oppy Offers Update on its UP Vertical Farms Vertically Grown Leafy Greens Program

October 26, 2022 Oppy

Come January, Oppy’s long-anticipated UP Vertical Farms™ vertically grown leafy greens program will debut. Produced in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia and using 99% less land, 99% less water, 95% less plastic than traditional clamshell packaging, and yielding 350 times more lettuce than conventional field-grown greens in the same amount of space, this is Oppy’s first-ever vertical farming partnership.

Oppy Ups the Ante With First Vertical Farming Partnership

November 1, 2021 Oppy

UP Vertical Farms™ is a cutting edge new indoor farm leading the way with the upcoming launch of Canada’s first touchless, high density indoor vertical farm for growing customizable baby leafy greens. Founded by Fresh Green Farms, the company plans to unveil the first phase of operations in the spring of 2022 with the goal of becoming the world’s largest and most sustainable vertical farm by 2023.