Since 2013, we operate UF001 LokDepot as our first commercial aquaponic rooftop farm. Based in the Dreispitz area south of Basel, just a few tram stops from the heart of the city, we operate a 250m2 rooftop greenhouse with fresh fish and healthy vegetables.
UF001 LokDepot is our pilot for rooftop farming, leading on to more sizeable, and commercially viable business models for our customers. During 2013, we are running a series of R&D test
|Inauguration of construction and finished greenhouse||Oct 26, 2012|
|UF001 Grand Opening with over 500 local and international guests||May 25, 2013|
|Launch of MIGROS Basel test-sale into MParc Dreispitz||Aug 16, 2013|
|Address||UF001 LokDepot c/o Christoph Merian Stiftung Frankfurtstrasse 21 4053 Basel|
|Start of construction||July 2012|
|Start of production||Jan 2013|
|Annual production volume||5 tons of vegetables, 850kg of fish|
|Customer base||Leading restaurants in Basel: Schmatz, Schifferhaus, and Osteria Acqua|
|Sales model||Weekly Revolution.Basket.Pro fish & vegetable basketsMigros MParc Dreispitz weekly direct sales on Fridays and Saturdays|
Monetise empty rooftop space in the city! This is the slogan behind our latest UF Rooftop farm brochure, targeting commercial real-estate developers and property owners. Download.
UF002 de Schilde is fully financed. Please read the Press Release
With the support of M-Engagement, UF launches the development of the UF Farm Scout App, an app that helps every city dweller check the farming potential of unused spaces and receive options on using roofs sustainably. Please find here the following Press Releases from M-Engagement in DE, EN and FR. – Press Release French – […]