Indiana Originals Features Jamie Perkins of Uber Green Farms on 93.1 WIBC
On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Terri Stacy and Mel McMahon spoke with Jamie Perkins of Uber Green Farms. Learn all about micro greens and their mission to make farming accessible for all. Hear a new featured member each Sunday at 10:45 a.m. on 93.1 WIBC. Thanks for listening! [audio mp3="https://www.indianaoriginals.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Indiana-Origianls-Uber-Green-Farms.mp3"][/audio] About Uber Green Farms: Uber Green Farms founders oversee all aspects of The operation. We have incorporated only PURE methods, NO FERTILIZERS, NO PESTICIDES and NO SOIL. Only PURE H2O. Our farm is small and sustainable, supporting a few families not only with a REAL livable income but fresh greens daily. Our friends and clients all know the high-quality product that Uber Green Farms produces but also our PASSION that affects the flavor in our greens and it shows. Holistic Farming Uber Green Farms consist of families and friends working to make Indy a little more healthy by providing better than organic foods to the local market. We grow all our products on site with a lot pride and love for our product. With the help of our family and friends Uber Green Farms just simply wants to make your farm to table experience the best it can be. Uber Green Farms is Indys first Vertical soilless farm. The farm produces 16,000 pounds of microgreens annually using PURE water, No Fertilizers No Pesticides and No Soil. (Except Sunflower) All 85 plus varieties of microgreens are grown in 100% Food-Safe plastic trays. With many years of research, trial and error and a whole lot of failures, Uber Green Farms has developed and designed processes and systems to amazing flavorful and beyond organic produce. All the microgreens grown at the Vertical Farm are sold living either on specially designed coco fiber pads, or in our hydroponic designed system, thus allowing clients to harvest to order eliminating all waste and little to no loss of nutritional value. Special thanks to City Hydro, Curtis Stone and JM Fortier for sharing your insight with us and making our jobs a little easier. The Vertical Farm uses less than $150.00 in electricity per month and less than 10 gallons of water per day. The microgreens and heirloom lettuce are grown on custom racks in a climate controlled room under the specially designed LED lights. Learn more at https://www.indianaoriginals.com/listing/uber-green-farms/. This production is made possible with the help of the following: Recorded with Terri Stacy, First Day | Broadcasted by 93.1 WIBC | Imaging by Steve O'Brien, SOVO Creative, Inc. | Music Credit to The Elms, "Back to Indiana"