Weekly Harvest – 12/8/17
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Weekly Harvest – 12/8/17

Happy Friday! We’re still in the fall but it looks like we might get our first storm of the year this weekend. So make sure to grab what you need including all the goodies in this week’s harvest. 1. Client Spotlight – American School for the Deaf (ASD) This week we installed a new aGrow...

On December 8, 2017December 8, 2017by
Freight Farms Expands Into Vietnam
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Freight Farms Expands Into Vietnam

Freight Farms Has Announced A Partnership With Everlane That WIll Bring Leafy Green Machines To Vietnam Freight Farms is a pioneer in the container farm space. Launched in 2013, after a successful Kickstarter campaign for a prototype container farm, the company has been a leader in container farms and mobile farm solutions ever since. The...

On December 6, 2017December 6, 2017by
New Startups Aim To Make Singapore Food Sustainable City
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New Startups Aim To Make Singapore Food Sustainable City

The Startup Community In Singapore Wants to Make It The First Food Sustainable City Food waste is a huge concern in Singapore. In fact,  9 out of 10 Singaporeans are reported to be concerned about food waste. Until very recently though few in Singapore were tackling this issue. A National Environment Agency survey indicates that...

On December 4, 2017December 4, 2017by
Weekly Harvest – 12/1/17
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Weekly Harvest – 12/1/17

Happy Friday And Happy December! We’re already well into the madness of holiday season but that hasn’t stopped the abundance of this week’s harvest. This week we hosted the CT Farm Energy Group out to the farm for their quarterly event and board meeting. We also continued the installation of systems and the starting the...

On December 1, 2017December 1, 2017by
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
Citizen Farm Uses Food Waste To Grow Insects For Its Aquaponics Fish Food
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Citizen Farm Uses Food Waste To Grow Insects For Its Aquaponics Fish Food

Citizen Farm in Queenstown, Singapore Uses Closed-Loop Approach To Feeding Its Fish Citizen Farm is trying to take Closed Loop aquaponics to the next level by creating a way to sustainably provide protein-rich food for their fish. They use their on-farm produce waste, along with that from local restaurants and grocers to grow Black Soldier...

On November 29, 2017November 29, 2017by
Climeworks Removes CO2 from air to grow plants
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Climeworks Removes CO2 from air to grow plants

Climeworks Captures Carbon Dioxide (CO2) From The Air An Recycles It To Grow Plants Climeworks is tackling climate change and Carbon Pollution head-on. Climeworks CO2 capturing technology was developed in order to captures CO2 that is in the air and trap it in filters to reduce atmospheric carbon levels. The filters contain a compound that...

On November 27, 2017November 27, 2017by
Wednesday Weekly Harvest – 11/22/17
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Wednesday Weekly Harvest – 11/22/17

Happy Wednesday! This week we have a bit of an abbreviated weekly harvest due to the holiday weekend. We’re excited to share time and food with friends and family, overeat to a completely unnecessary level and then not move from the couch for hours! We hope everyone is able to spend quality time with the...

On November 22, 2017November 22, 2017by
“Growing Brooklyn’s Future” Is Getting Hands On With Green Learning
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“Growing Brooklyn’s Future” Is Getting Hands On With Green Learning

This new rooftop greenhouse is allowing students to easily grow and maintain all manner of vegetables and herbs! Anything and everything related to agriculture and its profound effect on education is always something that catches our eye. So when we stumbled upon news of a Brooklyn high school’s 3rd floor rooftop garden, which is apparently...

Weekly Harvest 11/17/17
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Weekly Harvest 11/17/17

Happy Friday! In this week’s harvest, we check in on all the schools receiving systems. We harvest our first week of FreshCSA shares off the farm, spend a day in the life with a FreshCSA customer, learn how to maintain the proper environment for the microbes in an aquaponics system and see what’s new around...

On November 17, 2017November 17, 2017by