Ferme d’Hiver Mandates Investissement Québec – Criq to Develop an Automated Mobile Platform Concept for its Interior Farms

Over the next few weeks, Ferme d’Hiver will start production of its Fraise d’hiver at its industrial unit, part of the family business at Les Serres Vaudreuil. As Ferme d’Hiver is committed to the optimization of operational processes and understands labour availability issues faced by its produce grower partners, it has mandated Investissement Québec – CRIQ … Continue reading “Ferme d’Hiver Mandates Investissement Québec – Criq to Develop an Automated Mobile Platform Concept for its Interior Farms”

The Great Strawberry Plant Hand-Out Organized by Ferme d’Hiver And The Laboratoire sur l’agriculture urbaine was a Tremendous Success!

Brossard, August 4, 2021 – On July 29, a hand-out of strawberry plants was organized by Ferme d’Hiver in collaboration with the Laboratoire sur l’agriculture urbaine and the support of Les Serres Vaudreuil. Nearly 3,000 strawberry plants were given to the community members free of charge at the Fermes Urbaines de Montréal stall in Jean-Talon … Continue reading “The Great Strawberry Plant Hand-Out Organized by Ferme d’Hiver And The Laboratoire sur l’agriculture urbaine was a Tremendous Success!”

The Federal Minister Of Agriculture And Agri-Food And The Member For Vaudreuil-Soulanges Visit Ferme D’hiver!

On July 21, Ferme d’Hiver welcomed the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Peter Scheifke.  Welcomed by Yves Daoust, founder and Head of operations at Ferme d’Hiver, Francis Bérubé, Director of produce merchandising at Sobey’s and André Saint-Denis, co-owner of Les Serres Vaudreuil, Ms. … Continue reading “The Federal Minister Of Agriculture And Agri-Food And The Member For Vaudreuil-Soulanges Visit Ferme D’hiver!”

Ferme d’Hiver Announces Two Partnerships to Provide Guidance to Produce Growers

Brossard, July 15, 2021 – Ferme d’Hiver is pleased to announce its partnership with Zone Agtech and the Société d’aide au développement des collectivités (SADC) du Suroît-Sud in order to facilitate the implementation of its agrotech solution across Québec. As organizations dedicated to the economic development and the influence of agricultural businesses, they will guide our produce grower partners in … Continue reading “Ferme d’Hiver Announces Two Partnerships to Provide Guidance to Produce Growers”

“We can put 90 strawberry plants per m2 where a greenhouse would put only 10-12”

“I spent my first 25 years on a farm and the next 25 years in technology. Vertical farming is the bridge between those worlds,” says Yves Daoust, chief operating officer and founder of Ferme d’Hiver. The company was founded in 2018 and aims to develop a network of indoor farms and become a global hub … Continue reading ““We can put 90 strawberry plants per m2 where a greenhouse would put only 10-12””

A word from our CEO

A little over two months ago, Ferme d’Hiver completed its first round of funding, and the company started its deployment phase. In Vaudreuil, the first industrial-scale Ferme d’Hiver is under construction and the first harvests are expected in October 2021. This project, which will cover more than 1,000 square metres, will double the quantity of strawberries produced in … Continue reading “A word from our CEO”

Deployment Phase: Ferme d’Hiver Takes Off

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted issues regarding food self-sufficiency and dependence on imports, but Ferme d’Hiver has been pondering the situation for nearly 3 years. With a keen awareness of climate changes that are disrupting the agricultural world, the company has developed an innovative agro-technology solution. This makes year-round produce growing viable, eco-responsible and profitable. Because it easily … Continue reading “Deployment Phase: Ferme d’Hiver Takes Off”

Ferme d’Hiver Completes Seed Round and Secures Large-Scale Industrial Deployment

Investissement Québec, Haystack and Mavrik invest 5 million dollars in agro-technology solutions company PRESS KIT – CLICK HERE Brossard, May 5, 2021 – Ferme d’Hiver announces that it has completed a seed round that allows it to ensure the development of its technological solution and its industrial deployment. Investissement Québec reiterates its confidence in the company … Continue reading “Ferme d’Hiver Completes Seed Round and Secures Large-Scale Industrial Deployment”