vertical farming

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.  

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

How Vertical Farming Reinvents Agriculture

April 6, 2017 By: Chris Baranuik In an old carpet factory on the outskirts of the Belgian city of Kortrijk, an agricultural upheaval is being plotted: growing crops indoors, not out on a farm, stacked layer after layer under candy-coloured lights in an area the size of a studio flat. It’s called vertical farming, and

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

AeroFarms published a new story on Read a teaser here or see the full story at 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

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

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  

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

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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