A FREIGHT FARMER'S JOURNEY: HOW ACRE IN A BOX BECAME A SUCCESSFUL URBAN FARM IN HOUSTON, TEXAS.
Andrew Abendshein launched Acre In a Box in 2016 along with the help of his colleagues Ana Buckman, Drew Nunnally, and Julia Shur. The four's combined passion for sustainability and local food was what inspired them to launch their urban hydroponic farming business in downtown Houston, Texas, where they supply several farm-to-table restaurants with their hyperlocal produce.
Join us for a live chat with Andrew Abendshein on Monday, September 25th from 12pm-1pm EST to hear more about his journey of becoming a Freight Farmer and shares what it's like to run two farms while still having a day job!
Our discussion will cover:
- Market Research & Business Model Development
- Finding Customers
- Finding the Perfect Site
- Choosing the right crops to grow
- Business Operations vs. LGM Operations