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Hellgate Venture Network, Jeff Pernell - Founder Of Galactic Farms, 11/12

November 4, 2015View for printing

Our next meeting features Jeff Pernell, Founder of Galactic Farms an indoor, year-round, agricultural operation that uses organic methods and the latest horticultural technology to grow nutrient dense foods for local consumption in the greater Missoula area. (see additional information below).

Please let us know if you plan on attending.

Please RSVP - Paul Gladen, or Dawn Mcgee

We look forward to seeing you!

Goodworks Ventures, 2875 Tina Ave (Across from Home Depot)

4:30 - 6:00 PM

Contact: Please RSVP - Paul Gladen, or Dawn Mcgee

Dawn McGee and Paul Gladen


Galactic Farms is not reliant on seasonal conditions for successful operation because production is conducted in a controlled indoor environment. By utilizing energy saving technology and vertical farming methods, Galactic Farms is able to provide typically off-season produce locally, even in harsh climates. This model significantly reduces transportation costs and the associated fossil fuel consumption.

Interested parties are encouraged to view the fully functional Galactic Farms educational system at the University of Montana's Dining Services, in the Lommasson center. This system provides the University Food Zoo kitchen with fresh herbs and greens year round. In addition, a larger demonstration system at the Galactic Farms workshop is scheduled to begin providing produce to Missoula markets in November 2015 and there are plans for expansion to a larger pilot system in spring 2016.
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