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AeroFarms Speaks at House Committee Hearing on Agriculture

AeroFarms Speaks at House Committee Hearing on Agriculture   AeroFarms Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, Marc Oshima, testified in front of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture this week to highlight the importance of Controlled Environmental Agriculture (CEA) as a means to a more resilient food system. Helping move the industry forward, Oshima discussed the benefits of …

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2018 EatingWell American Food Heroes

By: Shaun Dreisbach, Nutrition & Features Editor  |  EatingWell 2018 American Food Heroes Our annual American Food Heroes list honors 12 people doing extraordinary things to make food better in our country—whether it’s through food policy, sustainability initiatives or life-saving nutrition research. Welcome to our second annual American Food Heroes list, honoring 12 people doing extraordinary things to

How AeroFarms is Designing a New Playbook for the Future of Agriculture

Posted on 05.09.18 by LINYEE YUAN After double checking the address, a quick scan of the windowless warehouse did not present a clear entryway or confirm that I’d arrived at the correct location. Situated next door to a hulking structure filled to the brim with the remnants of a 75-year-old former steel mill, this tract of

Vertical Farms Are Green—and Growing

May 9, 2017 By: Shelby Vittek Newark has a new growth industry—literally. AeroFarms, an indoor agriculture company, moved to the Brick City from upstate New York in 2015. In April, it expanded into a new facility, the company’s ninth farm and its new global headquarters, repurposing what used to be a steel mill on Rome

PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs Covers AeroFarms

One year ago, a group of student journalists visited one of our Newark farms to film a news segment for the PBS Newshour Student Reporting Lab and the story is out!  It is an especially exciting new piece for us because some of the students who produced it have also tended the AeroFarms growing tower in

AeroFarms on iTech: Farming with No Soil & Sunlight

April 24, 2017 A special episode of “iTechShow” hosted & produced by Toufic Gebran featuring AeroFarms in Newark city, New Jersey – The world’s largest vertical farm planting in indoor growing towers with no sun, no soil and no water just with light, air, and mist of water. Interviewing AeroFarms CEO David Rosenberg and Co-Founder

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 Soil-free Farming April 18, 2017 By: Autumn Spanne When we think of agriculture, we naturally

The future of agriculture is happening in cities

April 11, 2017 By: Alyssa Bereznak The future of agriculture is happening in cities. After years of experimentation, Silicon Valley may finally be making urban farming viable. But will residents be able to afford the crop? The town of Kearny, New Jersey, is a small industrial desert, populated by warehouses, factories, and twisting freeways filled with

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