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Urban Barns Announces First Commercial Sales From New Mirabel Cubic Farming(TM) Facility

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MONTREAL, June 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- URBAN BARNS FOODS INC. (OTCQB:URBF) ("the Company" or "Urban Barns") is proud to announce its first commercial sale from its brand new Mirabel, QC Cubic Farming™ facility. The Company has grown lettuce, basil and microgreens in a 21 day growth cycle with the delivery of this fresh produce to its clients within hours of harvest.

Richard Groome, President & CEO, states, "Our new 10 machine Cubic Farming™ facility has successfully harvested its first crop of butter & red leaf lettuce and basil! We delivered this very fresh produce to our client on the same day and in less than 3 hours from harvest time. That's as fresh as it gets!"

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Further to today's exciting news, Urban Barns is proud to announce the success of its Grand Opening. The company hosted over 190 guests and the event was well received.

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About Urban Barns Foods Inc.

Urban Barns uses patent pending proprietary equipment to produce affordable vegetables in a secure and controlled indoor environment. By setting up subsidiary facilities and growing locally, Urban Barns can focus on supplying any community, irrespective of the regional climate, effectively reducing shipping times and related spoilage costs. Urban Barns has the unique ability to scale and cater to the demands of all major communities. Our commitment to our consumers is reflected through our motto, "Purely Fresh, Naturally Tasty, and Completely Healthy". The websites www.urbanbarns.com and www.urbanbarnsfoods.com are registered trademarks and Cubic Farming™ and Cubic Agriculture™ are copyright of Urban Barns. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth above may be forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward-looking statements. Words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend" and similar expressions, as they relate to Urban Barns or its management, identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on the current beliefs of management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management. Actual results could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors such as the level of business and consumer spending, the amount of sales of Urban Barns' products, the competitive environment within the industry, the ability of Urban Barns to continue expanding its operations, the level of costs incurred in connection with Urban Barns' expansion efforts, economic conditions in the industry and the financial strength of Urban Barns' customers and suppliers. Urban Barns does not undertake any obligation to update such forward-looking statements. Investors are also directed to consider all other risks and uncertainties.

Urban Barns Foods Inc.
Richard Groome, President and CEO

Tel: 514 907 4989 x 774