David Rosenberg

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Awards $1 Million Grant to AeroFarms for Research to Improve Quality of Leafy Greens

Posted on September 7, 2017 The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit organization established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, today announced a Seeding Solutions grant awarded to AeroFarms, a leading indoor vertical farming company with global headquarters in Newark, New Jersey. AeroFarms will match the Foundation’s grant for …

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360 Video: A Vertical Farm Grows in Newark

View this link on a mobile device for a 360 tour of the world’s largest vertical farm and Philips Academy Charter School by the New York Times. 

A Farm Grows in the City

May 14, 2017 By: Betsy McKay Billions of people around the world live far from where their food is grown. It’s a big disconnect in modern life. And it may be about to change. The world’s population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, 33% more people than are on the planet today, according …

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‘World’s largest indoor farm’ to rise in an unlikely spot in South Jersey

May 13, 2017 By David O’Reilly   Camden is not what people think of when they read “Garden State” on New Jersey license plates. But that could change this year, when a 78,000-square-foot, warehouse-style building starts to rise in a weed-strewn field in the 1500 block of Broadway. By 2018, if all goes according to …

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AeroFarms on VPRO: Boer zoekt voedselflat

April 23, 2017 AeroFarms was featured on Channel 2 in the Netherlands on Backlight, a long running documentary series by VPRO television that offers in-depth “future affairs” stories. Watch the full video here.  

Will There Be Enough Food?

AeroFarms was featured in a Columbia Business School Ideas & Insights article about the many alumni working to feed the 9 billion people expected to inhabit the earth by 2050. The AeroFarms section is below. Read the entire article at www.gsb.columbia.edu. Soil-free Farming April 18, 2017 By: Autumn Spanne When we think of agriculture, we naturally …

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Solving water: the first step is admitting we have a problem

AeroFarms published a new story on Medium.com. Read a teaser here or see the full story at www.Medium.com. Seventy percent of global water resources go toward agriculture. Seventy percent of fresh water contamination comes from agriculture. Sit with that a moment. Conventional irrigation in Salinas Valley, CA This incredible statistic is what drove David Rosenberg, Chief Executive Officer …

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Vertical Farming: Enter the Urban Farmer

January 22. 2017 No soil, pesticides or sunlight and it uses minimal water. It’s being hailed as the next big leap in agriculture. We explore the remarkable technology taking hydroponics to a whole new level. Watch the video at www.CarteBlanche.dstv.com.  

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