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AeroFarms Partner and Investor Heads to Washington in Effort to End Food Waste

  Forty percent of food grown in the United States is thrown away. Food waste is a huge concern at every part of the food chain, from crops being left in the field to rot when farmers can’t find enough labor, to imperfect produce being rejected at the grocery store, to uneaten food going into the garbage …

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Governor Chris Christie Visits AeroFarms

On Thursday, March 24th, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie came to our Newark farm to celebrate our success in creating local jobs and contributing to positive employment trends in the state. The Governor met with AeroFarms leadership and tasted some of our greens before a short speech and press conference on our growing floor. Here’s …

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How to Support AeroFarms Mission to Transform Agriculture

People are always asking what they can do to get involved with our mission of transforming agriculture at home and all around the world. There are so many ways to grow with us! Buy our greens, join our team, or just share our story on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. There’s no wrong way to  #JoinAeroFarms

AeroFarms to USDA: Urban Production at Commercial Scale Will Transform Agriculture

PRESS RELEASE Newark, NJ February 24, 2016 On February 26, AeroFarms will present its success in urban farming at commercial scale to the 92nd annual USDA Outlook Conference in Washington, DC. Consumers are demanding local food in their grocery stores. In fact, a recent study found that the word “local” is now a better motivator than …

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AeroFarms Takes New Agricultural Paradigm of 75 times Greater Productivity with 95% Less Water to Washington

PRESS RELEASE Newark, NJ January 19, 2016 AeroFarms Chief Marketing Officer Marc Oshima will speak about AeroFarms ability to mitigate the competition between food supply and water resources at the 16th National Conference on Food, Energy and the Environment entitled “The Food-Water-Energy Nexus” in Washington DC on January 19, 2016, convened by the National Council …

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AeroFarms Leads Circular Economy Movement, Heads to Davos

PRESS RELEASE Newark, NJ January 18, 2016 AeroFarms, the pioneer and leader of vertical farming, has been recognized for its leadership role in the circular economy movement. AeroFarms is a finalist for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Ecolab Award for Circular Economy Enterprise. The Circulars recognize individuals and organizations that have made a substantive contribution …

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Awards for Environmental Impact and Disruption send AeroFarms into 2016

PRESS RELEASE Newark, New Jersey December 29, 2015 AeroFarms, the pioneer and leader of vertical farming, has received three awards for developing a commercial way of growing food indoors responsibly, bypassing the traditionally adverse environmental impact of commercial field farming. AeroFarms was selected for the Red Herring Global 100, has won the World Technology Award …

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AeroFarms Completes $20 Million Investment to Meet the Increasing Demand for Locally Grown Produce

PRESS RELEASE Newark, NJ December 15, 2015 AeroFarms, the pioneer and leader in indoor vertical farming since 2004, closed on a $20 million financing led by UK-based Wheatsheaf Group, a Grosvenor Estate company, with participation from early round investors – GSR Ventures, MissionPoint Capital, and Middleland Capital. Building the company’s new global headquarters, state-of-the-art R&D …

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