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
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
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
Europe’s Huge New Vertical Farm
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Europe’s Huge New Vertical Farm

Behind the Scenes of Europe’s New Vertical Farm Just Northeast of Amsterdam there’s a new vertical farm called GrowWise in Dronten. GrowWire is a division of Phillip’s Lighting that is using technology to tackle the crucial question: How are we going to feed over 9 billion people by 2050? Like many others attempting an answer to that...

On July 17, 2017July 17, 2017by
This Company Wants a Farm in Every Grocery Store.
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This Company Wants a Farm in Every Grocery Store.

Infarm is a new startup that imagines a future where entering a grocery store to buy fresh herbs doesn’t involve comparing various clam shells packed with herbs to try and find the best ones. Instead, they want to put the farm in the grocery store so you can browse an aisle of fresh basil and other...

On July 13, 2017July 13, 2017by
People of Gaza Strip Turn to Rooftop Aquaponics
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People of Gaza Strip Turn to Rooftop Aquaponics

Times of war are perilous and the people of Gaza Strip know that more than anyone. They’ve been in active resistance for several years and as a result, much of their farmland has been occupied or designated for military use. The Gaza Strip and its people have resisted all wars imposed on them and are committed...

On July 12, 2017July 12, 2017by
Tarleton State University Turns to Aquaponics for Student Enrollment
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Tarleton State University Turns to Aquaponics for Student Enrollment

Tarleton State University has a new program centered around aquaponics to increase student enrollment. A few years back enrollment in their turf management program began to decline. Dr. Hennen Cummings, a professor at the school, began looking for other programs he could offer within the Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences Department to raise enrollment. Dr. Cummings...

On June 28, 2017June 27, 2017by
Exponential Thinking: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning – Part 6
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Exponential Thinking: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning – Part 6

Welcome Back to Exponential Thinking: Part 6 1. Introduction, 2. Renewables, 3. Smart Ag, 4. Online Learning, 5. Vertical Farming In the last few months, we’ve covered renewable energy, smart agriculture, online learning, and vertical farming. This week we’ll be talking about something even more revolutionary and mind-bending. Continuing Our Series on Exponential Technologies.   If...

On June 27, 2017June 26, 2017by