vertical farm

Say Hello To The Largest Indoor Vertical Farm

March 17, 2015 By: Dan Nosowitz Some 15 miles from Manhattan, monster investors are setting up what will be one of the most impressive indoor urban farming units in history. It’s called AeroFarms. Vertical farming is typically done in tall buildings with lots of sunlight; abandoned skyscrapers are ideal. But you can also reclaim less

Cities of the Future May Eat Plants Grown in the Air

November 20, 2014 AeroFarms has developed a vertical farming system that can grow organic baby leafy greens in urban settings. They’re doing it using aeroponics — the process of growing plants in mist without any soil — and plan to launch a branded product from a new 80,000-square-foot warehouse in Newark, New Jersey. AeroFarms CEO and

Vertical farming: The next big thing for food+tech

June 24, 2015 Watch the video at By: Morgan Brennan AeroFarms’ research lab is hard to find. The Newark, New Jersey, facility sits inside a storefront with paper-plastered windows and signs belonging to a part-urban-apparel-store-part-nightclub that used to inhabit the space. Find your way in, however, and it’s like stepping out of a concrete desert

How Vertical Farming Is Disrupting Urban Food Production

September 16, 201 By: Daniel Burrus Too often, we see the present and the future in terms of “either/or,” when, in actuality, the relation is more like “both/and.” People might think, when it comes to technological innovation, “either we keep the old, or we adopt the new.” In fact, it’s entirely possible to have both

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

Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise

August 5, 2015 Listen to the full story at By: Joel Rose From the outside, the AeroFarms headquarters looks like any other rundown building in downtown Newark, N.J. It used to be a store, and more recently a nightclub. Now it’s a test farm. “My favorite is the mustard green that’s called a Ruby Streak, which

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