REFARMERS is a leader in Europe for indoor & urban farming solution. We have worked on all types of vertical farming projects: indoor, rooftop, container farms, in-store micro-farms.

Our customers range from industry pioneers like Ljusgårda in Sweden to big retail chains like Franprix – Paris #1 supermarket chain – or InVivo, the French leading agricultural cooperative.

We have experience designing systems but also operating hydroponic & aeroponic farms. This gives us a solid understanding of both the business and technical challenges associated with indoor and urban farming.

Whether you plan a production-focused 2000 m² indoor farm or an urban greenhouse with a diversified business model, leverage our expertise to accelerate your project and minimize your risk.

We offer business, technology & operations consultancy: from financial planning to farm construction, from seed to sale.

MARKET RESEARCH & BUSINESS DESIGN

Indoor & urban farming opens a world of innovative business opportunities. We will help you explore your market and suggest a choice of business models, defining your target segments and your product/services, with potential volumes & pricing.

FEASIBILITY STUDY

Make sure your project is viable by assessing your potential sites & technical solutions. We will estimate your financial investment & operational expenses and match this data with your revenue forecast to estimate your ROI. So, you can decide if your project is worth taking forward.

FARM SYSTEM ENGINEERING,  PROCUREMENT & PROJECT COORDINATION

Our engineers will design your farm system. We will choose technical solutions being mindful of initial costs as well operational expenses and define a layout that optimizes operational performance (workflow, workers safety & climate consistency):

  • Agro-technical solution
  • Lighting
  • HVAC
  • Monitoring & control

We will take charge of procurement and coordinate your farm installation.

TRAINING & TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Indoor & urban farming requires a very specific set of skills. Our training & support services will grow or complete your team capabilities to run operations and run experiments/R&D.

  • Newcomers training plan
  • Farm start-up (we will support your team until production is stabilized at target level)
  • Agronomy & farm management support
  • Technical upgrades
  • R&D

RISK, PROCEDURES, COMPLIANCE CONSULTANCY

Hydroponic & vertical farms are complex systems. They can work beautifully, offer high yields and top quality consistently. However, technical issues and human errors come at a high cost.

We offer a range of services focused on operational excellence:

  • Risk analysis with mitigation & resolution plan.
  • Standard operating procedures.
  • Compliance certification support (Good Manufacturing Practices or Good Agricultural & Collection Practices).

MARKET & TECHNOLOGY INTELLIGENCE,
SUPPLIER EVALUATION

 Whether you are an entrepreneur, an investor or an established company looking into indoor & urban farming, we can help you understand major trends, identify key players & technologies and assess specific suppliers.

DUE DILIGENCE

If you are considering an investment in indoor or urban farming, we will audit your target company, assessing their business model, technology, capabilities & processes, so you can make an informed decision in this emerging industry.