Indoor Vertical Farming Is Making Headlines Again!
We’ve had some nice local media exposure about our two Indoor Vertical Farms running as Social Enterprises. One farm will provide organic, local, gourmet Ready-To-Eat Salads sold in retail facilities. The other will provide fresh, healthy vegetables economically disadvantaged communities within Windsor for free or low cost. To see the complete article and video coverage […]Continue reading
Local Grown Salads Featured at Bioenterprise Impact Event
Local Grown Salads is proud to have been featured at showcase event for Bioenterprise Corporation seed funding recipients, on October 10th in Guelph, Ontario. Held at Cutten Fields, the non-profit agricultural business accelerator’s event gave Local Grown Salads and the 14 other recipients the opportunity to highlight the achievements made thanks to the funding they […]Continue reading
Wondering What Indoor Vertical Farming looks like?
Essentially you are looking at what is grown in acre of land in one year. We’re capable of doing multiple harvests in a year. Here, on this side of our Grow Unit, you can see Thyme, Kale, and Arugula growing beautifully!Continue reading
Architect Re-Envisions Cuban Port as Urban Farm and Food Hub
For anyone who has been following Local Grown Salads’ work in the indoor vertical farming space, it will come as no surprise that we are always interested in what’s happening in our industry, and its surrounding spaces, as various individuals, companies and organizations work to maximize food safety, improve nutrition and combat food insecurity. So, […]Continue reading
Local Grown Salads To Meet Major Retailers!
Local Grown Salads is Speaking At FMI and GMA’s Global Sustainability Summit Zale Tabakman, President of Local Grown Salads will be a featured presenter at the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Global Sustainability Summit in Nashville, TN on August 11, 2017. The Summit provides tools and solutions for food companies to make themselves and their […]Continue reading
Who Knew Okra Could Be Fun?
We’re back with another Macka B rap. This one’s from his “Medical Mondays” series. It’s a solid rap with one particularly weird line. See if you can find it. MEDICAL MONDAY ‘OKRA’ Remember that if you want to see more Macka B, you can find his official page at https://www.facebook.com/OfficialMackaB/.Continue reading
You’ll Be Green With Envy That You Can’t Rap Like Macka B
We’ve been sharing vegan rapper Macka B’s videos over the past few weeks, so, by now, you’re probably starting to get his message loud and clear. While we’re not specifically pushing for you to be vegan, we want to be sure that you now just how many benefits you can get out of specific vegetables and […]Continue reading
Food Safety Testing and Recalls
Once we figured out our basic technology, the next challenge became integrating Food Safety into our technology. So today’s story highlight is a great article from the CBC that helps explain why the issue is so important to us. From the article: “‘The advantages of culture-independent testing are that they are easier to use and […]Continue reading
Macka B Hits Some Smooth(ie) Beats
Healthy-eating rapper Macka B is at it again. This time, he’s talking up smoothies. “WHA ME EAT WEDNESDAY ‘WHA ME DRINK’ LYRICS: Welcome to Wha Me Eat Wednesdays give thanks for the link You already know what I eat what about what I drink If you can’t eat the greens and you’ve got to get […]Continue reading
Vegetables Are Becoming The Focus In Take Out
Today’s story highlight comes from QSR Magazine (Quick Service Restaurants), all about healthy eating taking that part of the food market by storm. From the article: “Plant-based foods are increasingly becoming the star of the plate at fast-casual brands, as consumers consider the health and environmental benefits of eating less meat. Consumers under the age […]Continue reading