7 Ways Aquaponics Can Change Your Relationship With Food
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7 Ways Aquaponics Can Change Your Relationship With Food

This article was originally published February 26, 2015 by Spencer Curry CEO of Trifecta Ecosystems formerly Fresh Farm Aquaponics. Remember your college diet? Late night pizzas washed down with cheap beer and topped off with some even later night snacks. Looking back, I don’t know how I survived.. is there any protein or vitamins in...

On August 3, 2017August 3, 2017by
In Cincinnati, Urban Farming Sprouting Up All Over City
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In Cincinnati, Urban Farming Sprouting Up All Over City

Cincinnati is not usually the city that comes to mind when talking about cities where urban farming is on the rise. Yet behind the scenes, Cincinnati is quietly becoming a hotbed of urban farms. In fact, this past June the Cincinnati City Council launched Urban Agriculture Stat. The goal is to expand Cincinnati’s urban farming...

On August 1, 2017August 1, 2017by
Motley Fool: Food Security One of the Best Investments of 21st Century
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Motley Fool: Food Security One of the Best Investments of 21st Century

The Motley Fool, a popular website for investment advice, has caught on to the rising ag-tech and urban farming industries and has marked investments in technologies and companies that are looking to solve Food Security issues as one of the best investments one could make in the 21st century. The Reasoning? It’s quite simple and...

On July 31, 2017July 31, 2017by
Agri-Food Industry is Promising for Youth Job Sector
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Agri-Food Industry is Promising for Youth Job Sector

The Agri-Food industry is one of the brightest industries for prospective youths looking for fulfilling employment and careers. Despite discouraging youth employment prospects globally, the Agri-Food industry is one of the few seeing significant industry and job-growth, especially in the Agtech sector. A bird’s eye view of the of the global environment for the youth...

On July 29, 2017July 29, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 7-28-17
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Weekly Harvest 7-28-17

Happy Friday! This week’s harvest feature’s updates from Trifecta, a peek inside the training program at the Midstate Arc, the investment heard round the urban farming world, more industry news and much more. In this week’s harvest: 1) Client Spotlight: Midstate Arc The Arc or Meriden-Wallingford recently rebranded as the Midstate-Arc as they are looking...

On July 28, 2017July 27, 2017by
Plenty Raises $200m
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Plenty Raises $200m

Vertical Farm Start-Up Plenty Raises $200m It seems like yesterday we were celebrating Plenty for raising $26 million and their acquisition of Bright Agrotech, in fact, it was only 5 weeks ago. They’ve been busy ever since. Plenty now has over 100 employees and has just closed another round of venture capital funding. In this...

On July 27, 2017July 27, 2017by
Meriden Sprout Food Hub – Project Update 5
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Meriden Sprout Food Hub – Project Update 5

Delays and Overcoming Challenges We hit some of our first bit of bad luck with the build out, and seeing as we are three months into modifying the space, one could say we were due for one or two. We had a few mishaps the past two weeks deliveries. Our raft bed styrofoam rafts came...

On July 25, 2017July 25, 2017by
The Mari House is teaching young kids urban farming in suburban setting
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The Mari House is teaching young kids urban farming in suburban setting

In Rawang, the Mari House stands out in its secluded suburban setting, as a bustling hub of urban farm education for young kids. If you were on the look for an urban farm, traveling down the road to the Mari House might have you thinking you were in the wrong place. You’d be passing by mansions...

On July 24, 2017July 24, 2017by
Three Denver urban farms showcase that small-scale urban farming is commercially viable
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Three Denver urban farms showcase that small-scale urban farming is commercially viable

Three Urban Farms In Denver Provide Produce To Local Restaurants and Residents Denver isn’t a frequent city mentioned in urban farming headlines, but it’s quietly become a bustling hub of small urban commercial farms. Over the weekend Denver hosted an annual Slow Food Nations conference that featured the promising examples of urban farming in their...

On July 22, 2017July 22, 2017by
Weekly Harvest: 7/21/2017
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Weekly Harvest: 7/21/2017

Happy Friday! We’re feeling our summer heat in the new space and in our client greenhouses. Many of our clients experienced over 100-degree temps this week but they are all pumping out the produce. This week we’ll be checking in on the BARC system, get an update on the Sprout Food Hub pilot farm build...

On July 21, 2017July 20, 2017by