VICTORY V FARM Pilot for the PHILADELPHIA AREA

$8,325 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 49 people in 1 month
Help us grow our community based vertical farms.

First Light Project's - Victory V Farm is launching a mini pilot project located within a food pantry warehouse in North Philadelphia.


We have been challenged to raise $20,000 to kick-off this mini pilot. Your donation, no matter the size will help us reach that goal.

Together we can plant the seeds from which a full farm will blossom.

Together we can plant the seeds that grow community capacity and resilience.

What is a vertical farm?  It’s an indoor growing operation that grows hydroponically – in water fortified with nutrients, in multiple vertical tiers, using high efficiency LED lights.

We use no pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers – because food safety is important to us and to you.

We will be growing leafy greens that are healthy, fresh, nutritious and affordable. 

Our farms will be housed in under-used buildings throughout Philadelphia.

Why now?   Because feeding urban populations is a pressing 21st century challenge.

We are using tested technology innovatively at a local scale.

We are working with technical partners across the country and across the globe to bring the best ideas to our city.

Why now?   Because people in Philadelphia go hungry every day.
37032704_1550082473202863_r.jpegWe invite you to join us in planting the seeds of neighborhood revitalization in this community we love by donating today. 

Please share our vision with your network.

We invite you to check out our website. 

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Tonight we present our pitch for the Full City Challenge. Your support has been a driving force for us.
We look forward to seeing you this evening.
You have our thanks.
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We're getting the word out there about how our community based vertical farms can help alleviate poverty and food insecurity in Philly.
Now is the time to get on board.
Donate, Share, and pass along our vision so that First Light Project's Victory V Farm's mini-pilot can get started.
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We're making great progress, but we have a ways to go. Thanks for your help and your donations, now share this with 20 of your friends, so we can keep it going.
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$8,325 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 49 people in 1 month
Funds raised will benefit:
First Light Project
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