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Northwest Fresh

Farming for the future: Vertical farming of microgreens

  • Michael Ben
  • Haotian Ge
  • Ana Lai
  • Seung Hun Lee
  • Stanley Yuristan
Industry mentor
John Toler
Northwest Fresh
Faculty adviser
Christina Mastrangelo

About the project

Northwest Fresh is a start-up agriculture company that aims to provide fresh and sustainable microgreens to restaurants and small grocers. The business is in a nascent stage of development and sought a business plan that would help gain investor support. This senior design project aimed to develop a plan that would allow a sole proprietor to succeed in this vertically integrated endeavor. This team delivered a business plan and facility model that would lead to Northwest fresh breaking even within 2 years.