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22.5’ Gothic Hoophouses

A leaner, tighter package than the 30’ Gothic, our 22.5’ wide structure brings all the strength and durability of our wider hoophouse with a shorter list of standard features to fit your budget.

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  • Strong - Triple gusseted cross-braces span every interior bow and stretch 14.5’ across the 22.5’ structure. While creating a strong house for our northern climates, these braces also integrate with our overhead irrigation and plant trellising system, creating a quick and easy way to train tomatoes, cucumbers and other vining crops.

  • Rugged - Our Gatorshield galvanized tubing and strong woven poly end-wall and rollup panels are built to last.

  • Grower-friendly - The 6’ side-wall height provides complete perimeter walk area and easy access to the complete growing footprint.

  • Accessible - Our end-wall design incorporates a hinged door for daily and entry and two large equipment access panels that give you cost effective and easily-winterized doorways.

  • Roll-up sides - with baffled ends to keep heat in during the winter months

Standard Features

  • Allied Gator-shield galvanized steel tubing

  • 1.660” diameter - 13 gauge ground posts

  • 1.660” diameter - 14 gauge bows

  • 1.315” diameter - 16 gauge purlins and wind braces

  • Cross brace package - triple gusseted (1.1315” diameter - 16 gauge, every interior bow)

  • Wind bracing in every corner (12 diagonal braces in total)

  • Poly-lock package

    • Double aluminum quick-lock (@hip) with cam inserts

    • End bow and end-wall aluminum wire-lock channel and wiggle-wire

  • Durable woven poly roll-up ventilation curtains (both sides)

  • Roll-up sides include 5:1 geared roll-up operators, 4 baffled end panels (provide poly overlap at roll-up panel ends), roll-bar cradles and wind ropes individually tied every 12’

  • Single-layer poly cover with IRAC and diffusion properties

  • End walls:

    • double purpose end wall configuration that maximizes utility by placing year-round “people access” at the main entry end and two 8’x’8’ equipment access doors at both ends

    • 1.5” square steel assemblies, laid out to accommodate ventilation and door openings

    • 11-mil woven end-wall covers with two velcro door openings (8’x8’)

    • Hinged door - one 1 3/8” x 3’ x 6’8” foam core foam core solid entry door with latch set

  • Baseboards - 2x10 SPF (untreated - meets organic certification criteria)

Upgrades available

  • Double-layer inflated poly cover: Add another layer of plastic, inflated by our low-voltage, low-energy use inflation fan, to insulate your hoophouse for winter production - $250 + 3.75 per linear foot

  • Automated side ventilation: Upgrade roll-up side curtains to automated/motorized (both sides, includes thermostatic control) - $950
    Note: This is a very simple and affordable control system with mechanical temperature control. Far more sophisticated low voltage control systems including programmable and/or remote access features are available (costing up to thousands of dollars) and can be added to our side curtain motors at any time.

  • Roll-up end walls: Increase end-wall access with wide roll-up panels - 8’ high x 22’ wide open end-wall access. Includes removable end-wall framing posts when accessing full unobstructed width, and out 5:1 geared roll-up crank for easy open and close operation. Fully installed.
    Upgrade one end - $650
    Upgrade both ends for easy pass-through - $1100

  • Solar power upgrade: Complete 200W / 12V solar package: Upgrade the standard build to include (2) 100W 12V solar panels with (2) deep cycle batteries and charge controller/battery management. The 200W charging capacity of this system keeps you powered through long winter nights. The system powers, and includes, low voltage louver motors and low energy use inflation blower system. Fully installed. Can also power the automated side ventilation upgrade listed above - $1600
    While this solar package is generally more than capable of powering our low voltage/low energy hoophouse components, there is no guarantee that it will meet your total energy needs throughout the year. Local weather and site conditions, shading from buildings or trees, and your actual energy use will determine if additional panels and/or batteries are required.

  • Optional overhead irrigation system: (price includes installation on build day)
    48’ - $400
    72’ - $450
    96’ - $500
    120’ - $550
    144’ - $600
    168’ - $650
    192’ - $700

  • Drip Irrigation: Includes drip tape, header, pressure reduction & filter, basic fittings – $225 (installed by grower after build)

  • Trellising Supplies: Roller-plast spools for tomatoes and other crops, support wire, tomato clips – $1/linear bed foot.

Starter Build Pricing

2019 Pricing, including all materials unloaded at your farm and six hours from one of our lead builders to complete layout, set groundposts using our unique and precise tooling and systems, and set-up of all major building tasks. Support with detailed videos of each installation process.

Prices by structure length:

24’ - $4,600
48’ - $6,500
72’ - $8,400
96’ - $10,300
120’ - $12,200
144’ - $14,100

Full-Install Pricing

2019 Pricing, including all materials and professional installation. Prices by structure length:

24’ - $5,300
48’ - $7,500
72’ - $9,700
96’ - $11,900
120’ - $14,100
144’ - $16,300

Travel

From our shop in Ann Arbor, MI:
Full-Install: Add $5.00 per mile
Starter Build: Add $4.00 per mile