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Vertically Farmed Produce Available at Import Prices to Remote Communities

Outpost Agriculture was founded by Colin McIntosh to bring fresh produce to Alaskans that they've never had access to before.

“I launched this organization to improve food security in remote Alaskan communities using controlled environment agriculture. The goal is to improve accessibility, affordability, and quality,” says Colin McIntosh, founder of the vertically farming non-profit Outpost Agriculture.

The first Outpost farm was funded through private foundation grants and consists of four containers from AmplifiedAg that produce upwards of 48,000 lbs of leafy greens and herbs annually. The facility employs one full-time and one part-time employee, and the farm’s first nutrient-dense herbs and lettuce quickly sold out and are now in high demand in the region.

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