The Urban Farming industry is growing rapidly. VP of Horticulture Lighting Turnkey Solutions, Paul Hardej, has extensive experience in this field through successfully founding and operating FarmedHere (the first organic urban vertical farming company) prior to working at Illumitex. Paul will present an overview of the steps involved in developing a successful urban farm, sharing the benefits and challenges he faced from his own experience. He will also discuss recent applications of the Eclipse Gen2 LED fixture, used in vertical farming operations. Paul will speak for 20-30 minutes, then open up to questions and answers from the audience.