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Sustainable farming solutions. Anywhere. Anytime.

Our team

Alexandre Van Deun

Business development & co-founder

Olivier Paulus

Engineering & co-founder

Benjamin Flasse

Plant scientist

Tom Martens

Data engineer

Guillaume Widdershoven

Project engineer

Our story

It all started in a local storage room…

Alexandre and Olivier met as students and kept in touch while launching their careers. In September of 2018, Alexandre called Olivier with a wild proposition: to become a farmer. And that set in motion the creation of Urban Harvest, now Vertiberry.

A few months later, the company was up and running with a proof of concept built in the storage room of a local supermarket.

…then moved into an abandoned meat market

With the business model and technology validated, the time had come for Alexandre and Olivier to scale.

Urban Harvest expanded from 9 to 1.000 square meters of growing surface. The company then soon began growing and selling over 50.000 potted herbs per month to major retailers in Belgium.

Let’s improve the way you grow