Member - The Growcer

We set out to support people that - like us - believe in a better, more efficient food production system. Leveraging our experience in building innovative food-related businesses, we envision this project providing real opportunities and disrupting our broken global food system.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founder 2016
Company Size 10
Member Type
Founders Corey Ellis and Alida Burke
Headquarters Ottawa, ON K1Y 3B5, Canada
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The Growcer is a social enterprise that provides remote Canadian regions the ability to grow fresh produce using modular hydroponic systems. Our systems combat the issue of food insecurity by providing a steady stream of fresh produce at an affordable price, while using 91% less water than traditional agriculture. We also provide ongoing services for local owner-operators to offer additional products to their community, including meal packages, a series of market generation tools, and a subscription-based automation system that cuts labour requirements by 80%.
Headquarters Ottawa, ON K1Y 3B5, Canada

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean Water and
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Affordable and
Clean Energy
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Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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