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The Farmery

The Farmery is an urban market and farm designed to produce and sell locally made food.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

The Farmery combines a retail grocery and indoor agricultural systems that raise the value of food by offering the customer an educational and stimulating food shopping experience. Farmery customers can witness and participate in the growth and harvest of the crops and fish they eat. The Farmery grows a portion of the produce and fish it sells, reducing the complexity and costs of locally sourced food by consolidating food distribution.


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    Benjamin Greene
    Founder and CEO

    Ben developed the initial design of the Farmery as part of his Master’s thesis project in Industrial Design at North Carolina State University. During the development of the Farmery's growing systems he was a marketing manager and industrial designer for an product development consultancy and power sports accessory brand. Ben is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served as a combat engineer.

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    Tyler Nethers

    Tyler has managed greenhouses in Honolulu, HI, (rare and endangered plants, US Army), Apex, NC (ornamental plants for wastewater treatment via constructed wetlands, Private Company), Boone, NC (research and conservation, and food production, Appalachian State University, and local farms), and Vermillion Parish, LA (habitat restoration, Private Company) for over 5 years. Tyler currently manages the Aquaculture facilities at North Carolina State Un

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    Jeff Curran

    Jeff is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in leading, developing, funding and operating early stage companies in numerous industries. Jeff was a founder of AcuStream, LLC where he led day-to-day operations and strategic activities. Prior to AcuStream, Jeff was a founding senior executive of Tributes, an online media site. Prior to Tributes, Jeff co-founded BD3 Partners, LLC, a business development firm that worked with entrepreneurs on e


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    Dean Pasalis
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    Brightleaf Consulting