We’re Celebrating 5 Years As A Startup – Part 2 Going Commercial Scale
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We’re Celebrating 5 Years As A Startup – Part 2 Going Commercial Scale

Sometimes you can look back at a pivotal moment in your life and think, “I really was in the right place at the right time.”  For us, that realization comes to mind when we think about how we made the jump from backyard hobbyists making a bit of money on the side to becoming full-scale...

On November 30, 2017November 30, 2017by
We’re 5 Years Old Part 1 – Our Origin Story
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We’re 5 Years Old Part 1 – Our Origin Story

This month our start-up crossed a milestone we’re shocked to be crossing already. We turned 5 years old as a company! It’s crazy to think that we’ve already been at this for five years and humbling to think about how quickly 5 years can go by. We’ve certainly had our ups and our downs over...

On November 28, 2017November 28, 2017by
Plenty’s First Farm Will Be In Bezos’ Backyard
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Plenty’s First Farm Will Be In Bezos’ Backyard

Plenty To Build 100,000sqft Urban-Vertical Farm In Seattle Plenty made waves earlier this year when it closed a $200 million dollar funding round led by international giant SoftBank. The company also counts Eric Schmidt and Jeff Bezos among its investors through their firm’s Innovation Endeavors and Bezos Expeditions respectively. Through Softbank, and 6 other follow...

On November 6, 2017November 6, 2017by
AeroFarms Series D Round Closes At $40 Million
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AeroFarms Series D Round Closes At $40 Million

AeroFarms Series D closes for a grand total of $40 million, up from previously reported 34.3 million AeroFarms seems to be in constant fundraising mode. With AeroFarms Series D round of investment, they add IKEA Group and David Chang, chef and founder of the Momofuku Group, and retired US Army General David Petraeus to a...

On November 1, 2017November 1, 2017by
Johannesburg Has A New Rooftop Farm; 100 More Planned
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Johannesburg Has A New Rooftop Farm; 100 More Planned

Johannesburg Rooftop Farm Project Could Spark 100 More Farms Johannesburg in South Africa is making splashes for it’s new Rooftop Farm located on the top of the Chamber of Mines building. The Urban Agriculture Initiative opened up this first farm. Their goal is to create a vibrant agricultural ecosystem by innovatively repurposing disused rooftops and...

On October 24, 2017October 24, 2017by
Kappa Farms Invests $865,000 For New Aquaponics Farm
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Kappa Farms Invests $865,000 For New Aquaponics Farm

Kappa Farms Invests $865,000 For New Aquaponics Farm in Sterling, VA Kappa Farms is a group of farms in the D.C. area that is focused on organic and environmentally friendly farms in urban areas. As part of their newest project Kappa Farms invests $865,000 dollars towards a new aquaponics farm that will employ 21 local...

On October 18, 2017October 16, 2017by
UAE Center Uses Aquaponics To Employ I/DD Students
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UAE Center Uses Aquaponics To Employ I/DD Students

UAE’s Zayed Agricultural Center Uses Aquaponics and Farming to Help Individuals with Special Needs The Zayed Agricultural Center for Development and Rehabilitation was founded in 1994 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. “The foundation of the center aims to the inclusion of enrolled students with special needs into the productive and social life...

On October 16, 2017October 16, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 10/13/17
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Weekly Harvest 10/13/17

Happy Friday! In this week’s harvest we check in on our installs for the CREC school system. We also hit another milestone on the farm, check out the best plants and fish for any aquaponics system and check out what’s new in the industry. In this week’s harvest: 1.Client Spotlight: CREC Schools This weekend we...

On October 13, 2017October 13, 2017by
Edgerton High School Plans Aquaponics Project For STEM Education
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Edgerton High School Plans Aquaponics Project For STEM Education

Edgerton Aquaponics Project Puts Focus On STEM Education Edgerton High School in Wisconsin will be the latest school to benefit from using aquaponics to enhance STEM programming. The school plans to set up a greenhouse on the property that’s nestled between the high school and their elementary school. The 30-by-50 foot greenhouse facility will allow...

On October 11, 2017October 11, 2017by