Region: Johannesburg, GP - South Africa
Type of Structure: 10m x 30m Tunnel x 71 Total - 21,300m²
Description of Project:
In 2013, Vegtech was awarded a government tender to supply 71 tunnels in the Gauteng region. The tunnels were constructued on 11 different sites, benefitting several farmers and communities.
The 10m x 30m structures were designed for various vegetable crops and included trellising support and roll-up curtains. Automated irrigation and fertigation systems suitable for hydroponic growing were supplied for each site. In addition, Vegtech supplied trellising accessories, growbags, seedlings, and fertiliser for the first season's crop.