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5 Farms Pushing the Boundaries of Indoor Agriculture

Indoor farms are the new and innovative way to grow greens. Modern indoor farms are quite large and filled with state-of-the-art technologies – they aren’t the tiny greenhouses of yesteryear. We’ve rounded up five, indoor farms to give you a taste of what some of the most innovative growing organizations are producing. 1. Bright Farms  […]

Cityblooms’ Automated Hydroponic Micro-farm Grows Nutritious Produce on Plantronics Company Campus

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Plantronics Inc. (NYSE: PLT) is pioneering the use of on-site food production to boost employee nutrition as part of the company’s global commitment to sustainability.  Through a joint project with Santa Cruz-based Cityblooms, a prototype computer-automated farm has been installed at the Plantronics headquarters and is being powered […]

Seedstock 3rd Annual Sustainable Ag Innovation Conference Packs Punch with Stellar Slate of Expert Speakers

Local food policy, urban agriculture strategy, and business model innovation are just a sample of the informative fare to be served up at the 3rd Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference – “Reintegrating Ag: Local Food Systems and the Future of Cities.” The comprehensive, expert-rich program, to be held Tuesday and Wednesday, November 11-12, at […]

Radicle Farm’s Aggregated Network of Hydroponic Greenhouses Offer Living Salads to Locavores

Named after the first root to appear from a seed, Radicle Farm Company of New Jersey is rethinking the sustainable leafy greens concept. Through an aggregated network of local hydroponic farms, Radicle offers its living salad products to the wholesale and retail market. “We want to be large,” says Christopher Washington, Managing Director of the company […]

Can Local, Urban Agriculture Scale? Chicago Hydroponics Farm Says ‘Yes’

Sustainable growing methods are part of the very fiber of Urban Till’s operations, but the Chicago-based hydroponics farm isn’t an outgrowth of the organic food movement. In fact, it actually has roots in the traditional food industry. Founder Brock Leach comes from a background in food distribution. Before starting Urban Till with his friend, hydroponics […]

Feeding Flint: Budding Aquaponics Program Plans to Engage Youth and Neighborhoods

Kettering University and Metro Community Development in Flint, Michigan, are working together to build an aquaponics farm that could eventually feed area neighborhoods. Metro Community Development first approached Kettering University to help research and plan the potential aquaponics facility, says Dr. Matthew Sanders, professor and director of the Center for Culminating Undergraduate Experiences at Kettering […]