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Green City Growers

Green City Growers transforms unused space into thriving urban farms, providing our clients with immediate access to nutritious food.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2008
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

GCG is an Urban Farming company focused on growing as much food as possible in otherwise unused spaces. From rooftops to raised beds, GCG builds and installs urban farms, offering educational and hands-on programs for businesses, food service providers, and homeowners. Having fine-tuned its profitable business model, communication systems, and technologies with 5 years of 50% annual growth, GCG now strives to expand within and beyond Boston.


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    Jessie Lyn Banhazl
    Co-Founder and CEO

    Co-founder has managed company since 2008 to profitability while establishing GCG as the leader in urban vegetable gardening in the Northeast.. Called "...arguably the queen of Boston's urban ag visionaries", and listed as 40-under-40 by Boston Business Journal, 30-under-30 by Zagat, and a Root Cause 2013 Social Innovator. Jessie graduated from Smith College and worked in reality TV production in NY prior to moving back to Boston to start GCG.

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    Lyndsay Rose
    Vice President Marketing and Sales

    Lyndsay joined Green City Growers after a successful career as Community Program Manager at Next Step Living, inc, co-leading the sales team into profitability in their 3rd year of business. Since joining GCG, Lyndsay has increased sales by 50% each year. She has a B.A from Lesley University in Boston.

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    Scott Lamer
    Chief Operating Officer

    Scott has extensive experience in project management, organizational development, and communications. His effectiveness as an operations officer is driven by both a hands-on, technical skillset and the ability to lead a high-performance team. Since joining GCG Scott has reduced costs and increased organizational efficiency and standards


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    Costello and Landrigan
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    J. Cathcart

Previous Investors

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    Friends and family - $180,000
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    Bank Loans and LOCs - $65,000