Urban Barns Foods Begins Hiring Key Operational Team
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Urban Barns Foods Inc. (URBF.QB) (“Company” or ” Urban Barns “), a leading authority on Cubic Farming, for fresh green leafy vegetables, announced today the startup strategy to build and operate the first barn situated in the West Island of Montreal, Quebec. Cubic agriculture is a new sustainable agricultural growing practice that can produce commercial volumes in any geographical location and climate.
Mr. Meikleham, Chairman and CFO, stated, “On behalf of the board I am pleased to announce the following key employees and consultants in our wholly owned Canadian subsidiary; Mr. Richard Groome, has been appointed as Canadian President and Strategic Marketing Officer, Mr. Robyn Jackson has been appointed General Manager (Logistics), Mr. Leo Benne, Chief Technology Officer (Agriculture), Mr. Grahame Entwistle, Project Consultant, Agricultural Facilities, Ms. Jo-Ann Gunn, HR & Administration Officer, and Mr. Doug Murray, Investment Relations Consultant.”
Plans are well underway to finance and build the first urban Cubic Agriculture growing facilities of its kind in the world using the revolutionary CUBIC FARMING method and to move into full commercial production starting with Boston Butter lettuce, Basil, Spring Mix and Spinach.
About Urban Barns Foods Inc.
Urban Barns uses patent pending proprietary equipment to produce affordable vegetables in a secure and controlled indoor environment. By setting up subsidiary facilities and growing locally, Urban Barns can focus on supplying any community, irrespective of the regional climate, effectively reducing shipping times and related spoilage costs. Urban Barns has the unique ability to scale and cater to the demands of all major communities. Our commitment to our consumers is reflected through our motto, “Purely Fresh, Naturally Tasty, and Completely Healthy”. www.urbanbarns.com and www.urbanbarnsfoods.com are registered trademarks and Cubic Farming and Cubic Agriculture are copyright of Urban Barns Foods Inc. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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