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 […]

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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 […]

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Local Grown Salads Wants To Feed The World

We at Local Grown Salads want to feed the world healthy Salads grown sustainably. Salads grown within 15 minutes of where they are eaten. Salads that are grown with no impact on the environment. Salads that have high nutritional content. Salads without any pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides. Salads grown to the highest organic standards. Salads […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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This Rapper Spins Rhyme About Health Foods

Have you heard of Macka B? He’s a rapper who wants you to eat right and get healthy, and he spins some pretty amazing rhymes about health foods. So we’ve decided to start sharing his fun videos with you! Check this out: WHA ME EAT WEDNESDAYS ‘KALE’ Encouraging people to try Vegan food

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BrightFarms Building $10 Million Greenhouse in Ohio

GlobalAg Investing has reported that hydroponics and greenhouse company BrightFarms is planning on building a massive new greenhouse facility in Ohio. From the report: “Greenhouse farming company BrightFarms announced it is investing $10 million for the construction of a 160,000-square-foot greenhouse 55 miles outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. On pace to be completed later this year, the facility […]

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The Packer Demonstrates Packaging’s Important Role in Food Safety

We’re back with a great new story highlight, from The Packer’s Jim Offner. From current food packaging to how that packaging is, and will continue to evolve, it’s a look at the serious considerations made by food growers, manufacturers and packagers as they work to bring us products that are both desirable and safe. From the article: […]

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