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Lufa Farms

Lufa Farms is a sustainable farm initiative that was established in Montréal 2009. They utilize rooftop spaces, thus not destructing more land for farm use, the farm also uses captured rainwater; “recirculating 100% of irrigation water and nutrients” -lufafarms; attains a reduced energy footprint due to the amount of solar radiation it receives; it also composts all of its green waste; and uses “biological controls instead of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides;”-lufafarms and delivers the produce the same day it’s harvested so food is always fresh. They harvest 120 metric tonnes of produce a year from their Laval location!!!

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