Another Rockstar Millennial is going to be my featured guest today to talk to us about his business Hope Innovations.ca is a new up and growing hydroponic business who has developed an indoor garden that will grow anything you wish, anytime of the year, anywhere.
Does not matter the size of your place,season it is or the type of plant. It is an easy affordable system that gives anyone the opportunity to grow their own healthy chemical free food.
We created a hydroponic kit that is less than half the price of any hydroponic kit out there the same size. We have found an innovative solution to no longer need to transplant everything you want to grow in your system. We created a system that you can set up, fill up, plant up, with no way to screw up. This system can be used indoors or outdoors, and requires less than 15 mins of maintenance a month. We have created the first “anyone can succeed” hydroponic system, that will allow everyone to grow there own food with no risk of dangerous chemicals or preservatives added, while still growing nutritious delicious food.
You’re just north of me in Canada, right so? Do you want to tell listeners about your self?Tell us a little about yourself.
For sure, I am Ryan Agree. I’m from a small town called Edson, in Alberta, Canada! I’m the founder ofHope Innovations.ca .
HOPE stands for
If you have a
or don’t have space to grow
You can grow year round
making it accessible to anybody to have their own food
I entered and ended up winning from North America in my age group
Naturally I thought I’d get into engineering after school, but after doing some job fairs and talking to people in the trade but after talking to some people in the field it kind of soured me to the whole idea.
I wanted an a job where I could
but that job doesn’t exist except what I do now. I am still hoping I can make that job work
Doing what my friends are doing, so all my friends started getting jobs around Edmond
definitely do university
that education invaluable
you won’t lose
oil and gas
graduated in 2008
right as the recession hit. You are handing out resumes as people are putting up out of business signs
Eventually got a job and ended up running some facilities
never really happy wanted to scratch that itch to build and design things and do what I did kind of as a kid
I always see stories of these people who do these things
or doing something for 50 years and it’s really intimidating that someone just coming out of school could break into a market so competitive. After watching shows like
At the pinnacle of the entrepreneur world and realized they are not a whole lot further ahead and a lot of people coming out of school and that gave me the confidence that this was something I could do
I was lucky
I had been socking away money for years
funding the idea
a bit of an epiphany
relied around the idea of growing food around areas where we weren’t growing food and utilize a small footprint
don’t have the weather
don’t have the space
And pump out the food as possible
It drew me into hydroponics
looking at the feasibilty
mostly just an idea
talking with the family
to start with
hydroponics seems like the way to start so let’s
give it a whirl
we went to Canadian Costco
realized you can’t just get one, a kit or anything.
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