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Solving water: the first step is admitting we have a problem

AeroFarms published a new story on Medium.com. Read a teaser here or see the full story at www.Medium.com. Seventy percent of global water resources go toward agriculture. Seventy percent of fresh water contamination comes from agriculture. Sit with that a moment. Conventional irrigation in Salinas Valley, CA This incredible statistic is what drove David Rosenberg, Chief Executive Officer …

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Farming Inside a Warehouse in New Jersey

February 1, 2017 Ever heard of vertical farming? It’s an agricultural movement that eliminates the need for natural light and soil when when growing vegetables, while making your greens more nutrient dense and tastier year round. AeroFarms, based in Newark , has perfected the technology behind vertical farming and is now passing it along to …

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Vertical Farming: Enter the Urban Farmer

January 22. 2017 No soil, pesticides or sunlight and it uses minimal water. It’s being hailed as the next big leap in agriculture. We explore the remarkable technology taking hydroponics to a whole new level. Watch the video at www.CarteBlanche.dstv.com.  

Science Nonfiction: Vertical Farming

January 17, 2017 In The Martian, Mark Watney staved off certain death by developing an ultra-efficient space potato farm. In Newark, Aerofarms has just opened the world’s largest vertical farm, capable of producing nearly 2M pounds of greens annually with minimal resources or environmental impact. Come have a taste of the future of food. We …

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Vertical Farming Takes Agriculture to New Heights

August 4, 2016 In order to feed the world’s growing population, we need to constantly rethink agriculture. That’s where vertical farming comes in. Vertical farming — essentially, multistory greenhouses — uses 90% less land than traditional farming, while harvesting 80% more per unit of area. In this episode of #RippleEffect, we look at AeroFarms, a …

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Why You Won’t Recognize Your Supermarket in 5 Years

March 1, 2016 By: Eve Turow People are actually eating nutritional yeast again. On purpose. They’re experimenting with cricket-flour cookies. And they’re getting internet-famous for posting photos of rice krispie treats on Instagram. Our overheated food culture is changing faster and faster every day. But you know the one thing that’s been lagging behind?Supermarkets. Walk …

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