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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AgFunder Predicts Big Changes for Indoor Agriculture in 2017

Today’s story highlight comes from Nicola Kerslake, founder of Newbean Capital, via Agfunder. Kerslake looks back at 2016, and has some major predictions for 2017. Take a look! “For all of the year’s many horrors, 2016 was a banner year for indoor agriculture, the practice of growing crops in hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic systems in […]

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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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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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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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