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Local Bounti’s Craig Hurlbert on controlled environment agriculture

This week’s guest is Craig Hurlbert, co-founder and co-CEO of Local Bounti, an AgTech start up headquartered in Hamilton, Montana. The company’s ambitious mission is to scale production and distribution of high quality produce grown indoors, using 90% less water and land than traditional farming.

Craig is a seasoned entrepreneur with deep experience in the energy sector and private equity. In our conversation, we delve into the agricultural challenges Local Bounti hopes to address, what being a special purpose acquisition company means, and the changing economies that effect how consumers get food to the table.

Transcript here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EEXSJeXz8jka21FtzzK7WIfgE_pcGes8uZtp0rLMoN4/edit?usp=sharing

Host of A New Angle and Fireline podcasts, Justin is a teacher, scholar, story-teller, athlete, husband and father. He’s executed $100 million bond trades, run 100 mile races, published in outlets like The Washington Post, and failed repeatedly to get his two daughters to bed without a battle.