Why We Care If Hydroponics Is Organic

Recently the US group which regulates these things, decided, by a vote of 8 to 7, that Hydroponics can continue to be classified as “Organic”. While the debate was very technical, I see the debate as important because it’s about Sustainability and what we eat. Hydroponic growing, which is used by many Indoor Vertical Farming […]

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Door to Door Organics Sales Hit $43 Million

Today’s story highlight is on Relay Foods and its new parent company, Door to Door Organics. The report itself focuses on the changes to Relay Foods, but of particular interest to us were the points about Door to Door Organics success to date. “Relay Foods, an online-only grocery delivery service operating in a handful of Mid-Atlantic […]

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Canada South Science City Invites Local Grown Salads Founder, Zale Tabakman, as its 2017 Distinguished Visitor!

We’re honoured to share the news that Zale has been announced as the Canada South Science City Distinguished Visitor for 2017! Distinguished Visitor programs bring experts, practitioners and scholars to work in academia and communities. They share their knowledge and experience as well as work on the development of new and innovation community-based projects. Visitors […]

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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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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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