Heard about us through the grape tomato vine? Learn how we’re redefining Alberta agriculture in the buzzworthy articles below.
We sat down with our friends The Grower this month to talk about winter strawberries 🍓 and the future of high tech agriculture in Alberta (our favourite topic)!
December 1, 2022
Mid-pandemic and with no previous agricultural experience, Amanda Hehr became president of Sunterra Farms Greenhouse in April 2021. It was a giant gulp with the first 20-acre phase under construction of a planned 70 acres under glass in Acme, Alberta.
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Sunterra Greenhouse named Spark Award Recipient!
Lethbridge College researchers have formed one of just 15 innovation teams selected from across Canada to explore and develop new tools and technologies that will enable sustainable, year-round berry farming...
September 6, 2022
Winter has been banished in Sunterra’s high-tech greenhouse
Even when it’s 30 below, strawberries and tomatoes are thriving in state-of-the-art facility near Acme...
Alberta Farm Express
July 4, 2022
Sunterra Greenhouse Tomatoes: A Tomato for Every Bite, Dish and Delight
Whether they’re sliced on a freshly grilled burger, diced into a flavourful salsa or tossed in a crisp salad, there’s nothing quite like the taste of a freshly picked tomato...
May 1, 2022
Spring holiday recipe ideas from Eat North
No matter what you celebrate in the spring – there are ways to brighten up your menu with local items and last-minute recipe ideas...
April 17, 2022
Greenhouse-grown strawberries offer eco-friendly local option for fruit year-round
A greenhouse just north of Calgary is harvesting ripe strawberries, months before field-grown strawberries are typically "in season"...
March 10, 2022
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Berry good news: Locally grown strawberries picked year-round at Alberta greenhouse
Thanks to a little Alberta agricultural ingenuity, a rare strawberry that was previously unavailable in Canada, is now being grown in a greenhouse north of Calgary...
March 2, 2022
Growing a gorgeous environment
Sunterra Greenhouse, a high-tech glass facility northeast of Calgary, has a strictly controlled microclimate that ensures strawberries and tomatoes get the optimum...
March 1, 2022
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Dutchess Strawberries: Inside Sunterra's New Local Gem
If you live in a colder climate, the sight of fresh, ruby-red strawberries is probably something you only associate with summertime...
March 1, 2022
Growing Under Glass: Introducing Sunterra Greenhouse
What if there were a way to grow the highest quality, best tasting produce 365 days a year – and what if there were a way to do it right here in Alberta? ...
February 1, 2022
Lindsay Skabar Hosts Amanda Hehr (Sunterra Greenhouse) on the LIBI Podcast
50 year old Sunterra Group is putting the finishing touches on a 20 acre high-tech greenhouse in Acme Alberta to locally grow juicy strawberries and four types of tomatoes...
December 28, 2021
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New greenhouse to bring strawberries and tomatoes to Albertans
Sunterra Greenhouse is wrapping up construction of its 20-acre greenhouse in Acme, Alberta, roughly one hour northeast of Calgary...
December 22, 2021
Berry project aims to spark a boom in greenhouse sector
Local only applies to strawberries part of the year, but a new collaboration by Sunterra Group and Lethbridge College aims to change that...
October 22, 2021
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Sunterra sold on greenhouses
A company is demonstrating its faith in what it sees as Alberta’s bright future in high-tech greenhouse agriculture by launching a nearly $40-million facility...
The Western Producer
October 21, 2021
Agricultural support is launched by a greenhouse research project
Lethbridge College and Sunterra Greenhouse received a grant of nearly $784,000 from the Provincial Agricultural Research Fund (RDAR) for their research...
October 10, 2021
RDAR commits $783k to grow Alberta’s burgeoning agtech sector with Sunterra Greenhouse and Lethbridge College
In a country where temperatures can stay well below zero for half of the year... producers are looking for ways to grow and supply Canadians with locally sourced fresh produce...
October 4, 2021
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Sunterra Farms selects Philips GreenPower LED lighting for the company’s planned expansion
Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, announced an agreement with Sunterra Farms to provide...
May 27, 2021
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