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Geeky Farmers Storm New York as Gotham Enters the World Indoor Farming Epicenter Race

September 21, 2015 By: Brian Halweil Since when did the season of fall food events get taken over by nerds? In North Brooklyn there was Northside Media’s future-oriented, Questlove-approved Taste Talks. Bloomberg entered the fray with TechTable Summit featuring a room-packing chitchat between Danny Meyer and Steve Case on the theme of #hitechhitouch. The New …

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Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise In Newark

August 5, 2015 Listen to the full story at www.NPR.com. By: Joel Rose From the outside, the AeroFarms headquarters looks like any other rundown building in downtown Newark, N.J. It used to be a store, and more recently a nightclub. Now it’s a test farm. “My favorite is the mustard green that’s called a Ruby Streak, which …

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AeroFarms Raises $20 Million for High-Tech Urban Agriculture

December 10, 2015 By: Lara Kolodny AeroFarms Inc. has raised $20 million in a Series B round of venture funding to build more of its “aeroponic vertical farms.” The high-tech indoor farms use 95% less water than conventional, commercial field farms, according to founder and Chief Executive David Rosenberg. Wheatsheaf Group led the investment in …

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