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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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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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 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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