QuantoTech has Doubled the Size of the Port Coquitlam Pilot Farm

QuantoTech has increased production at the Port Coquitlam pilot farm by double in an effort to keep up with produce demand prior to a large scaleup.

QuantoTech’ produces a variety of lettuces and herbs under the brand “Northern Greens.”

A variety of lettues and herbs

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.

QuantoTech Ships Two QFarms back East

QuantoTech has shipped two QFarms, one destined for Ontario, the other for Nova Scotia.

Two QFarms on a low bed trailer

The QFarm is a vertical, hydroponic, micro farm suitable for small communities with populations of around 500 or less. Each QFarm ships plug-and-play with everything you need to start growing… down to the pens.

QuantoTech also sells consumables packages to ensure our customers are able to grow the same quality produce as our brand, Northern Greens.

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.

QuantoTech Produce is now on the FeedBC Directory

You can now find QuantoTech’s produce under Northern Greens in the FeedBC directory.

Screenshot of FeedBC Directory

A variety of produce and leafy greens are available to order and we are contantly adding new products.

To learn more about our produce brand Northern Greens check out our dedicated website.

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.

The Power of Collaboration: Improving Food Security for BC and Beyond

Check here for an update on QuantoTech’s collaboration through the Digital Supercluster projects with i-Open Group.

“Through the AutoAg project, a consortia of partners that also includes QuantoTech, Simon Fraser University, Terramera and Verge Ag are working together to develop the world’s first interactive planning software for precision and autonomous agriculture.”

Read more on the work being done with i-Open Group and the Food and Agriculture Institute:

QuantoTech Grow Bank and Food System Map

“This research explores urban agriculture, vertical farming and controlled-environment agriculture methods to address food system vulnerabilities associated with climate change, farm succession and using conventional agriculture methods.”

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.

B.C. ramps up support for agritech

“Two Vancouver-based agritech businesses are paving the way for stronger food security through B.C.’s Agritech Ramp-Up Pilot Program (Ramp-Up) with robotics and technology to support B.C.’s agriculture sector.”

QuantoTech was excited to participate in B.C.’s Agritech Ramp-Up Pilot Program and receive  $25,000 as one of the winners of the Business Development Grant provided by IAF for Cohort 1.

British Columbia News

“The funding and the knowledge we gained through Ramp-Up is allowing us to install our new auto-dosing system into our existing showcase grow banks to display. Our technology, paired with our existing grow systems, severely reduces the labour and knowledge required to grow commercial-quality produce, giving small communities the ability to grow high-quality produce year-round and boosting their food security,” Alycia van der Gracht, co-founder, QuantoTech.”

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.

QuantoTech was Featured in the Cascade

QuantoTech’s Alycia van der Gracht and Nandish Khandelwal were interviewed for an article in the Cascade.

Alycia van der Gracht examining baby lettuce at UFV pilot farm

The title of the article is “The potential of vertical farming and its agricultural benefits for sustainable growth”, and it can be found here.

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.

QuantoTech Produce Brand Northern Greens Attends the 2022 From The Ground Up Trade Show

We are so excited to share that QuantoTech participated as an exhibitor under our produce brand Northern Greens at the 2022 From The Ground Up Trade Show on May 26 in Vancouver at the PNE Forum!

QuantoTech Team at their Northern Greens Booth at the From The Groung Up Trade Show

Presented in collaboration with BC Food and Beverage, this industry-only 100% B.C. local trade show connects new and innovative B.C. food and beverage brands to buyers, distributors, chefs, media, and other food industry supporters to showcase and support the incredible processors, producers, and food landscape right here in B.C.

We are thrilled to have participated in the From The Ground Up Trade Show because the focus is to support local first, and this is the only trade show dedicated to showcasing 100% B.C. local food and beverage products.

You can learn more about Good to Grow here and follow updates on Instagram at @goodtogrowproducts

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. designs, manufactures and operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities. Northern Greens is the brand for produce grown with QuantoTech systems.

Vertical Agriculture:Exploring Its Role in Sustainable andResilient Community Food Systems

QuantoTech has teamed up with the University of the Fraser Valley and  i-Open Technologies Inc. to explore innovative ways of addressing food system vulnerabilities and increasing resilience in the face of climate change and economic shocks.

Three outcomes to the study

It is clear that the increasing risk of food shortages are on the forefront of peoples’ minds. Vertical farming is one emerging mechanism to help reduce these stresses.

The results of the study can be found here.

Fraser Valley Artisans Food Hub Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On April 8th, the QuantoTech team participated in the Fraser Valley Artisans Food Hub ribbon cutting ceremony.

QuantoTech’s Grow Bank Located at the Fraser Valley Artisan Food Hub Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

We were so happy to be included in such a beautiful event and we look forward to working with the Mission Community Skills Centre on projects related to bringing food security to small communities.

We were grateful to get the opportunity to discuss vertical farming with the Minister of Agriculture and Food, Honourable Lana Popham, as well as the many other provincial and municipal government officials.

QuantoTech Solutions Ltd. operates vertical farms to promote food security and sustainability by bringing fresh produce to unconventional climates and under-served communities.