Funding for Vertical Harvest

Vertical Harvest, the hydroponic farm under construction in Westbrook, has received $59.5M in funding, reports the Press Herald.

Vertical Harvest Farms, an indoor farming company focused on microgreens, said $59.5 million in financing will advance its work to develop and operate the 51,000-square-foot vertical farm. The Westbrook business is expected employ 47 workers, with half the workforce including people with intellectual and physical disabilities, CEO Nona Yehia said.