Post Rundown – December 2016

Missed what we’ve been sharing on our social feeds? We’ve got you covered with interesting news, commentary and more! SmartBrief on the Symbolic Power of Organic If you see “Organic” or “Natural” on a label, do you consider the implications? In the food industry, what you think is an important discussion. It effects investment and the […]

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Controlled Agriculture Environment Industry Updates – November 2016

Our November 2016 newsletter is live and ready for you! We’re stepping deeper into the local and vertical farming worlds in this month’s newsletter, with a look at grocery retailers experimenting with on-site growing. Plus, we’ve got some politics, stats and more. Take a look! Could the produce you buy soon be grown right at your local […]

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Local Grown Salads Discusses Manufacturing, Technology and Vertical Farming in Windsor Essex

Late last month, the Local Grown Salads team had the pleasure of travelling to Windsor Essex to meet with members of the local community. The crowd gathered in the Canvas Campus Tipi at the Tecumseh Historical Museum, people from right in the heart of the manufacturing sector, education, and social services and more. So who better to […]

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Controlled Agriculture Environment Industry Updates – October 2016

We’ve got your fix of updates from the world of the Controlled Agriculture Environment industry right here, from our October 2016 newsletter! A backgrounder explaining why Hydroponic growing can be healthy, chemical free, GMO free but not labelled Organic Indoor Ag Industry to Go Its Own Way Amid Debate on Organic Labelings Understanding some of […]

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Controlled Agriculture Environment Industry Updates – September 2016

Fresh off the digital press, here are some interesting updates from the world of the Controlled Agriculture Environment industry, from our September 2016 newsletter! Globe and Mail reviews the Controlled Agriculture Environment in Canada – New Techniques Have Small, Urban Facilities Replacing Acres of Farmland An exciting entry into the Controlled Agriculture industry! Elon Musk’s […]

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Praise of Local Grown Salads from Dr. Nicholas Savidov

Dr. Nicholas Savidov, an internationally-recognized expert, is the senior research scientist for the Aquaponics program at Lethbridge College. Born and raised in Russia, he received his MS. and Ph.D degrees in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry in Russian State Agricultural University in Moscow. He conducted his postdoctoral studies in the Plant Biochemistry Lab in Ben-Gurion University […]

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Controlled Agricultural Environment Industry Updates – July 2016

In case you missed them, we’re adding our old newsletters here, so you can keep up to date with what’s going on in our industry. Here’s an update we put out in early July. BrightFarms – Chicago-area greenhouse is expected to grow more than 1 million pounds of salad greens, herbs and tomatoes per year exclusively […]

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