Spring Born Farms hires new marketing director, head grower

Spring Born Farms hires new marketing director, head grower

The Colorado-based organic operation grows greens in a 2.5-acre facility.

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October 21, 2021

Spring Born, a 2.5-acre organic greenhouse in Colorado, announced in a press release that it has added Danielle Davis as its new director of marketing and sales and Josh Budka as its new head grower. 

Davis, per the release,” is a food systems, marketing, and sales expert with more than a decade of experience within fresh produce, meat, and seafood” with experience at other CEA operations. Ludka, on the other hand, graduated Purdue University with a Horticulture Science degree and worked at various indoor farming operations and conducted research for universities and governmental agencies.

Spring Born’s initial retail and foodservice offerings are grown in organic peat (unique in the CEA industry) using 90% less water than large-scale outdoor farms. It is a fully automated and USDA-certified organic indoor farm in the Intermountain West and is wholly owned and operated by Charles Barr. It is not yet officially growing product in the greenhouse.