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Garden State Aeroponics: No Sun, No Soil, No Problem

July 1, 2016 Watch the video here. David Rosenberg, AeroFarms co-founder and chief executive officer, discusses aeroponics and the company’s expansion plans with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.”

The price of LEDs is falling so fast it’s profitable to farm in a New Jersey nightclub

June 17, 2016 By: Michael J. Coren US agriculture has reached a tipping point: It’s now possible to buy greens grown indoors for the same price as those farmed in California fields thanks to the falling price of LEDs. New Jersey-based AeroFarms is shipping arugula, kale, and spinach from a farm inside a former Newark …

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Heritage Radio Network visits AeroFarms

  Heritage Radio Network is dedicated to having conversations about food that go far deeper than they would in the mainstream media. This week on Eating Matters, we bring you a special field piece recorded at AeroFarms – an indoor, vertical farm – in Newark, New Jersey. Jenna Liut teams up with fellow Heritage Radio Network …

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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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Vertical Farms Evolve to End Hunger

May 23, 2016 By: Jodi Helmer NEWARK, N.J.—Cinder-block walls still bear Day-Glo paint murals inside the former laser tag arena that once hosted epic battles among New Jersey teens who breathlessly chased each other in a high-tech version of the incredibly low-tech game of tag. Nowadays, AeroFarms has taken over the cavernous building to operate …

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Profits From Eco-friendly Vertical Farming Stack Up

May 20, 2016 By: Ramon Taylor   Vertical farming — a tech-savvy subset of farming in which plants are stacked indoors, floor-to-ceiling, using controlled-environment agriculture (CEA) methods — is growing rapidly, changing the business landscape of traditional supply chains and growing seasons. It is also having a profound effect on the environment. Ask Newark, New …

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Farms That Rise to the Challenge

May 17, 2016 By: Conrad De Aenlle It is a staggering challenge: feeding the seven billion-plus people in the world and delivering fresh food to the rapidly rising number of them who live in cities. One solution, more theoretical than practical so far, amounts to killing two birds with one stone and adding a third …

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