“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
Andrew Is Featured In Northeastern Alumni Magazine
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Andrew Is Featured In Northeastern Alumni Magazine

COO and Head Researcher Andrew Ingalls Featured in Northeastern University Alumni Magazine Our very own Andrew Ingalls was the spotlight feature this week in Northeastern University’s alumni magazine. Andrew graduated from Northeastern along with our CMO Kieran Foran in 2012. Before joining Trifecta Ecosystems he went on to study microbiology and volcanology at the University...

On November 15, 2017November 17, 2017by
“Everyone Deserves Organics”: Aquaponics Is USDA Organic!
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“Everyone Deserves Organics”: Aquaponics Is USDA Organic!

After much debate, the USDA has decided that hydroponic and aquaponic farms could remain eligible for the USDA Organic certification – phew! After almost 7 years of overall uncertainty on whether hydroponic and aquaponic farming, both “soilless” methods, deserved to be eligible for USDA Organic certification, the National Organic Safety Board (NOSB) and the USDA...

Weekly Harvest 11/10/2017
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Weekly Harvest 11/10/2017

Happy Friday! We hope everyone had a busy and productive week. We know we certainly did. We continued our installs across the CREC school district. We got a bunch of new catfish from the Sound School, an aquaculture technical high school in New London. We also taste tested some produce from the system this week...

On November 10, 2017November 10, 2017by
Knox Receives $200,000 Grant From Bank Of America
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Knox Receives $200,000 Grant From Bank Of America

Bank Of America Awards Knox Grant For $200,000 Knox, a non-profit in Hartford dedicated to aiding and educating residents with urban gardening and farming, recently received a much deserved $200,000 grant from Bank of America. This grant will help Knox continue and expand their programs over the next two years. Specifically, this grant was awarded...

On November 8, 2017November 7, 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
Weekly Harvest 11/3/2017
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Weekly Harvest 11/3/2017

Happy Friday! In typical New England fashion, we can’t decide whether we want it to be fall or stay as summer. We’re enjoying the extended season though as are our plants. For those of you who garden in the soil, make sure to collect your leaves and add them to your beds to compost over...

On November 3, 2017November 3, 2017by
CREC Project Update
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CREC Project Update

CREC Schools Receive 5 New Aquaponics Systems This Week With 5 More On Their Way This past week we’ve been installing our aGarden aquaponics systems in CREC high schools all across the state. We installed 5 of theses systems over the past two weeks. We installed two at CREC ASI in New Britain. This brings that...

On November 2, 2017November 2, 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