Welcome aboard the NatureFresh™ Express this is your copilot Lindsay reporting. This week we traveled to Pennsylvania to bring the GEC to Wegman locations near Philly. Our days consisted of speaking with customers as they were able to interact with our mobile greenhouse as well as our sampling display. On numerous occasions, it was brought up how efficient greenhouse growing is. The ability to integrate vertical growing into a climate controlled environment allows maximized growing capacity and year round production (specifically in Ohio).
Our conversations ranged from growing medium to the length and duration of the plants we utilize for growing greenhouse vegetables. One woman I interacted with was from Iceland and was stunned at the comparisons she was drawing from the area she came from and how the efficiency of our greenhouse was like the way they use their natural resources to the best of their ability. She mentioned that her husband needed to come see the GEC and not too much later he came back with her. We ended up having another 20 minute conversation on how we grow at NatureFresh™. Throughout the week we met people who have grown in a greenhouse before, as well as those who had never seen a greenhouse. It was interesting to hear their own prospective as they told stories that related back to their personal lives and childhood memories. Making that connection and leading them in to taste our product brings it full circle. It is the most unique aspect of the trip and makes our visits even more special.