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Urban Barns Launches Online Investor Relations Program via AGORACOM

MONTREAL, March 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Urban Barns Foods Inc. (OTCQB:URBF) ("Urban Barns"), an innovative food producer dedicated to growing consistent, healthy and fresh vegetables year round using its proprietary Cubic Farming™ method, is pleased to announce it has retained the services of AGORACOM Investor Relations ("AGORACOM") (http://www.agoracom.com) to provide online investor relations services.

AGORACOM will provide an online investor relations community for current shareholder communications, as well as, online targeting and marketing through search engines, social media networks and Tier-1 financial content partners for the purpose of attracting new Urban Barns shareholders.

By providing investor relations services online, AGORACOM will be able to maximize the speed of communication, the degree of transparency and access to the information of Urban Barns. In response to overwhelming research data being generated by small-cap investors, the company selected AGORACOM to facilitate faster and more efficient communications with both current and prospective shareholders around the world.

Effective March 23, 2015, a customized and monitored Urban Barns IR HUB will be available at http://agoracom.com/ir/UrbanBarnsFoods, allowing shareholders to communicate with both management and each other, anytime and in real-time, through an electronic shareholder forum at http://agoracom.com/ir/UrbanBarnsFoods/forums/discussion. Moreover, the IR HUB will provide Company management with the ability to extend communications beyond text via audio messages, video presentations, online interviews, webcasts and podcasts.

Richard Groome, the President and CEO of Urban Barns, commented, "Urban Barns has now entered the commercialization phase and is ready to tell its story to the significant community of online investors. We are excited to commence this campaign to both increase communications with our existing shareholders, and attract new shareholders by educating the investment community about our game-changing Cubic Farming™ model."

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About Urban Barns Foods Inc.

Urban Barns uses patent pending and proprietary equipment to produce affordable leafy 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. The company's commitment to consumers is reflected through its motto, "Gourmet and Guilt-Free".

About AGORACOM

AGORACOM Investor Relations (http://www.AgoracomIR.com) is North America's largest online investor relations firm for small-cap companies. We have served over 300 small-cap public companies and our industry pioneering online investor relations platform (http://www.Agoracom.com) has held an Alexa traffic ranking in the top 1% of all websites around the world since 2007. AGORACOM averages 1 million investors, 5 million visits and 57 million page views annually.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth above may include forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties. Words such as "may", "could", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan", and similar expressions are used to identify forward-looking statements. These 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. Urban Barns does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements and cautions investors to consider all other risks and uncertainties, including those disclosed in Urban Barns' filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: For further information, contact: Urban Barns Foods Inc. Richard Groome, President and CEO rgroome@urbanbarns.com Tel: 514 907 4989 x 774 www.urbanbarns.com

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