New York Times

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

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

In Newark a Vertical Indoor Farm Helps help’s Area’s Revival

April 7, 2015 By: C.J. Hughes NEWARK — Schools, sports arenas and apartment buildings have sprouted in recent years in this troubled city as part of efforts to revitalize it. Now, it’s kale’s turn to take root in a most unusual spot. A former Grammer, Dempsey and Hudson steel plant in the Ironbound section of

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