VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 21, 2022 – Affinor Growers Inc. (CSE:AFI; OTCQB:RSSFF), a vertical farming technology and operations company with a commercial production facility in Abbotsford BC, is pleased to announce that it has hired Elite Agri Solutions to prepare grant applications to federal and provincial governments.
Elite Agri Solutions (www.eliteagrisolutions.ca) is a Canadian consulting company specializing in grant management within the agri-food sector. Working on a success-based fee structure, Elite Agri Solutions assists companies by creating the strongest possible grant applications to maximize the chances of receiving funding.
Affinor is in the process of permitting their new proprietary greenhouse, the “Atlantis”, which will accommodate growing strawberries, romaine lettuce, kale, and spinach in soil or hydroponic at 8 levels. This is double the current 4-level towers substantially decreasing costs and increasing yield.
Affinor plans to offer the most sustainable, automated, turnkey commercial solution reducing water use and using alternative energy. There are 40 solar cells currently installed with two Tesla Powerwall batteries to ensure the irrigation and air handling systems continue to function during power outages.
Affinor CEO – Nick Brusatore commented: “Affinor Growers is looking forward to working with Elite Agri Solutions to access available government funding for development and commercialization of our innovative vertical cultivation technology. Elite Agri Solutions’ mantra is ‘farmers helping farmers’, to strengthen Canada’s position as a global leader in agricultural technology.”
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