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Phone: 504-862-8060
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VertiFarms

Contact Info

Agency

2222 S. Broad St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70125

Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504-656-4538
http://growvertifarms.com

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Kevin Morgan-Rothschild
Email: kevin@growvertifarms.com
Phone:504-656-4538

Agency Info

Agency type: Business
Agency hours:9am - 5pm
Beginning date for service:06/01/2012

Agency Details

Agency does not carry liability insurance.
Agency does not carry worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
Marketing, accounting, farm management support.
Quotations:
This is a unique opportunity to work with a recently established, yet quickly growing organization. We have recently installed the first farm on a supermarket in the country, reducing food miles and providing alternative traditional and harmful farm practices. Interns will be participating in innovative projects which have begun to revolutionize the food retail industry.

Mission statements

The mission of VertiFarms is to efficiently provide nutrition where fresh food is unavailable as a result of disasters, climate, insufficient planning, lack of a soil alternative, or where social inequities have resulted in “food deserts.”

Value statement

At AMPS we value conscious capitalism, benefiting people and the environment, yet maintaining a bottom line. We seek to enable communities to keep food resources flowing within, instead of shipping items in from across the country. We accomplish this by providing nutritious locally grown products and creating green jobs for urban communities.

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Affordable, Sustainable Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Economic Development
  • Food Security
  • Innovation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Urban/Community Development and Urban Planning

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