Mission

 

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The Affordable Greenhouse venture is part of Penn State’s Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship program.(HESE)  Affordable Greenhouses is a social enterprise venture focused on reducing food insecurity in the developing world and providing small-scale farmers the ability to overcome poverty. HESE greenhouses provide a durable, sustainable and expandable solution that allows farmers to protect their crops from harsh weather conditions and grow year-round, increasing their yields. Our greenhouses can be adapted to meet the needs of regions and individuals throughout the developing world and benefits farmers, distributors, producers, and nations as a whole, increasing their food security.