Co-founder Alida Burke says orders for firm's indoor mini-farms that grow leafy greens and herbs are pouring in as supply chain bottlenecks and surging transportation costs drive up food prices.
The six-week bootcamp, which runs from Sept. 13 to Oct. 23, is designed to help women business leaders secure funding for their startups.
Ottawa-based hydroponics startup The Growcer will soon be installing its high-tech system for growing fruits and vegetables at colleges and universities across Canada.
An Ottawa-made hydroponics system, a solution for healthier eating in the workplace and a sport hijab maker are among this year’s best bootstrapped firms set to be honoured next week.
Ordinarily the threat of dragons roaming the countryside and descending onto unwitting cities is enough to send townsfolk heading for the hills, but an upcoming tour might just be a fanta
Local tech firms, politicians and economic development officials are pushing to turn the Greenbelt Research Farm in south Nepean into an R&D centre for the emerging field of precision agricultu
Ottawa’s angels were in a blessing mood in 2018.
Friends, family and local business members gathered at Bayview Yards on Thursday evening to watch one of Ottawa’s rising entrepreneurial duos take on the Dragons’ Den.
For the past year, startups incubated at Bayview Yards have worked just down the hall from a makerspace and digital media lab.
The Growcer has returned to its University of Ottawa roots, this time installing its hydroponics system on campus to contribute to the cafeteria’s produce supply.