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World’s largest vertical farm grows without soil, sunlight in Newark

August 14, 2016 By: Malavika Vyawahare An ambitious, almost fantastical, manifestation of agricultural technology is expected to come to fruition this fall. From the remains of an abandoned steel mill in Newark, New Jersey, the creators of AeroFarms are building what they say will be the largest vertical farm, producing two million pounds of leafy greens …

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A Vertical Farm Grows in Newark

August 1, 2016 By: Baruch Shemtov Watch the video here. In a nondescript former paintball and laser tag facility in Newark lies an oasis. With layer after layer of thriving verdant greens stacked in vertical structures, AeroFarms is changing the farming process completely without any soil or sun at the company’s eighth facility.  

This Eco-Friendly Vertical Farm Uses 95 Percent Less Water and No Soil

July 6, 2016 By: Sierra Tishgart Urban indoor farming has gained serious traction in America this year, thanks to AeroFarms in Newark, New Jersey. Because of its innovative root-misting system, the company can use 95 percent less water than a field farm, and no pesticides, herbicides, or soil. (LED lighting replaces the sun, further reducing

This Farm of the Future Uses No Soil and 95% Less Water

July 5, 2016 Also watch the video at As urban populations continue to rise, innovators are looking beyond traditional farming as a way to feed everyone while having less impact on our land and water resources. Vertical farming is one solution that’s been implemented around the world. Vertical farms produce crops in stacked layers,


The World’s Largest Vertical Farm Is Being Built in New Jersey

July 5, 2015 By: Ria Misra A huge vertical farm—where crops are planted, grown, and harvested all with neither sun nor soil—is being built in New Jersey. When it’s finished, it will be the largest one in the world. You can see one of the (smaller) existing factories from AeroFarm, on which the new one

Vertical Farming Is Revolutionizing The Way We Grow Food

June 15, 2016 By: Hazel Sanchez   Fresh summer crops are starting roll in and this year the leafy greens you’re eating could be coming from a farm in Newark. CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez explored how some farmers in New Jersey are growing crops in an innovative way. A former paintball arena in Newark is not

Vertical Farms Evolve to End Hunger

May 23, 2016 By: Jodi Helmer NEWARK, N.J.—Cinder-block walls still bear Day-Glo paint murals inside the former laser tag arena that once hosted epic battles among New Jersey teens who breathlessly chased each other in a high-tech version of the incredibly low-tech game of tag. Nowadays, AeroFarms has taken over the cavernous building to operate

Profits From Eco-friendly Vertical Farming Stack Up

May 20, 2016 By: Ramon Taylor   Vertical farming — a tech-savvy subset of farming in which plants are stacked indoors, floor-to-ceiling, using controlled-environment agriculture (CEA) methods — is growing rapidly, changing the business landscape of traditional supply chains and growing seasons. It is also having a profound effect on the environment. Ask Newark, New

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

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AeroFarms Is On A Mission to Transform Agriculture

The Huffington Post crafted an exciting piece about AeroFarms, highlighting our mission to combat the global food crisis through indoor vertical farming at scale in cities all over the world.  This video features one of our sites in Newark, New Jersey, a former paintball entertainment center turned vertical farm growing nutritious baby greens and herbs. Watch it here.

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