We think that this is a fantastic model and is worth looking at for the future of food sustainability. Instead of huge agrobusiness farms - the idea of small numbers of local farming operations run by retired families really appeals to us. I hope that this model is successful for these guys.
A few years ago, Jeni and Doug Blackburn were looking for a new business venture to embark upon following Doug’s retirement. After perusing several different business ideas, Doug began researching greenhouses, hydroponics and aquaponics.