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The farm that runs without sun or soil

September 5, 2016 By: Sophie Morlin-Yron What do you get if you cross a tech entrepreneur with a farmer? The world’s largest, and possibly most sophisticated indoor farm — where greens grow without sun, soil or water. Well, almost no water. AeroFarms, the company behind the venture, say they will use 95% less water than a …

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Old steel mill will soon be world’s largest vertical farm

Aug. 19, 2016   By: Ted Shaffrey   NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Stacks of leafy greens are sprouting inside an old brewery in New Jersey. “What we do is we trick it,” said David Rosenberg, co-founder and chief executive officer of AeroFarms. “We get it thinking that, if plants could think: ‘All right, this is a

How Does This Garden Grow? To the Ceiling

July 22, 2016 By: Tammy La Gorce Steven Yglesias, owner of the popular tapas restaurant Mompou in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood, knows his customers are food-savvy enough to want dishes made from the freshest local ingredients. But that doesn’t mean he’ll buy any nearby vegetable. In fact, when Mr. Yglesias heard earlier this year that a

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