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Green Sense Farms

Green Sense Farms grows truly local leafy green produce anywhere on the planet.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Portage, IN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

Green Sense Farms combines proven hydroponic science with proprietary indoor climate controls and vertical stacking technology. We use an ebb and flow hydroponic system with LED growing lights and computer controlled fertigation which allows precise control of temperature, humidity, lighting, water and nutrients. The Portage facility is the largest vertical farm in the US and our first international farm set to open in China in June of 2016.


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    Robert Colangelo

    Robert. Colangelo is an environmental entrepreneur who founded several leading organizations that include: Environmental Planning Group, American Business Center Nizhnevartovsk, Siberia, Russia, Brownfield Development LLC, Brownfield News magazine, The National Brownfield Association, The Surplus Property Roundtable, Green Sense Radio show and Green Sense Farms, LLC.

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    Carl Wenz

    Carl has over 30 years of business experience. He spent the first twenty years of his career as an accounting and finance professional in the real estate and utility industries. After leaving the corporate business world, he co-founded a luxury custom home development firm. Carl’s focus at GSF is operating efficiency and accounting/finance. Carl has a BBA from Western Michigan University and is a CPA.

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    Randy Lane Patterson
    Lead Grower

    Lab Manager, NASA Steckler Space Grant Phase I and II Grantee
    Univ. of AZ CEAC, Conducted studies on a sealed, inflatable, plant production chamber for the purpose of demonstrating bio‐regenerative life support, resource recycling and waste treatment for space apps. Field Engineer, S. Pole Food Growth Chamber Specialist Raytheon Polar Services, ran logistics for the semi‐automated plant production chamber at S. Pole. Growth Chamber.


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    Robert Schlyer