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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
“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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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