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Home Town Farms LLC

High efficient vertical urban organic farming with direct to consumer sales; each retail farm distributes their produce within 5 mile radius

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location San Diego, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2009
  • Employees 2
  • Website hometownfarms.com

Company Summary

Home Town Farms™ is a vertically integrated food growing and retailing system for urban markets. The Home Town Farms model combines proven and profitable vertical growing technologies with a restructured supply chain that eliminates middle-men and transportation to capture high margins while drastically reducing the resources needed to grow and sell organic produce. This model also provides consumers with higher quality produce at a lower cost.

Team

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    Dan Gibbs
    CEO

    Dan brings more than 30 years of experience as an Entrepreneur, Board member, CEO and VP.
    For full Bio please go to Home Town Farms web site;
    http://www.hometownfarms.com/company.html

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    Mike Castro
    COO

    With over 30 years Agricultural experience, Michael Castro has extensive practical and management experience in both conventional and organic farming, As a winner of the Bank of America Agricultural Scholarship, he studied Crop Science with a concentration in Vegetables, graduating with a B.S. from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
    For full Bio please go to Home Town Farms web site;
    http://hometownfarms.com/company.html

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    Roy Wilburn
    Farm Manager

    Mr. Wilburn has more than 20 years, of experience managing and operating vegetable and berry farms.
    For full Bio please go to Home Town Farms web site;
    http://hometownfarms.com/company.html

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    Bruce Peterson
    World Class Adisory Board

    Bruce is a 39 year veteran of the produce industry, Bruce is best known for the time he spent as Senior Vice President of Perishables for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. For full Bio for Bruce and all other Advisory Board Members please go to Home Town Farms web site;
    http://hometownfarms.com/company.html

Advisors

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    Bob Copeland of Sheppard Mullin
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Ted Waitt, Avalon Capital (www.avalon.com)
    Unconfirmed
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    Bill Scripps
    Unconfirmed
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    Greg Horn, Specialy Nutrition Group (www.greghorn.com)
    Unconfirmed