Greenhouse visit, Agriport A7
Program, 2 hours (Starting time according to your wishes)
Reception at smartfarm greenhouse Barendse-DC, the world's largest greenhouse with orange peppers.
We'll visit the:
- energy area
- water area
- geothermal heat corner
- biological protection corner
- smart farming orange pepper greenhouse with robot trolleys
- cantine for:
* Coffee / tea, Dutch syrup waffle.
* Presentation with slides and videos (about history, energy, labour, trade etc.)
- souvenir shop
At the end of the tour there is one healthy greenhouse vegetable for all participants of the tour!
Costs (minimum of 12 paying people):
€18,- p.p. for Private Business Tour (with translation and/or without other people joining the tour).
*Harvesting season in the pepper greenhouse is from hafl of March untill half of November.
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What can you expect?
A friendly and educational tour
For the excursion you will be welcomed in the smart farming greenhouse of Barendse-DC, world's largest orange pepper greenhouse. Our guide will tell you all about the smart farming, sustainable and environmentally friendly way of producing greenhouse vegetables. During the tour we take a look at the energy area and the water area. Of course we visit the enormous greenhouse where about 30.000 kilo (66.139 pounds) of peppers will be harvested every single day!
A presentation about the large scale greenhouse area Agriport A7 and the greenhouse Barendse-DC will make your tour complete. In the company canteen, while enjoying a cup of coffee or tea you will see and hear an interesting presentation. With the help of slides and videos, your guide will tell you about the history of the (family)company, a year-round cultivation and the sustainable use of energy by geothermal heat and Combined Heat Power installations. You will also hear about the collaboration in the area Agirport A7, smart farming and the coming of the datacentre of Microsoft. Of course there is time for questions.
What kind of groups visit the greenhouse?
Companies, international groups, schools, families, businessclubs; There is a friendly and informative excursion for everyone. Our knowledgeable guides will provide an appropriate tour for all our guests. They will tell everything the visitors want to know about the area Agriport A7 and greenhouse Barendse-DC.
When does the excursion start?
Excursions can start in the morning as well as in the afternoon, from Monday to Saturday. When you request a tour you can specify what time you prefer to start.
A safety letter is required to be signed by all participants of the tour in order to join the excursions. To avoid unnecessary delay on the day, please ensure you have read and signed this letter before yo arrive at the site.