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, 2017June 12, 2018by
Berlin Just Got Little Fishier
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Berlin Just Got Little Fishier

Berlin Farm Raises Fish and Plants In Downtown. In 2014, Ecofriendly Farmsystems (ECF), launched one of Europe’s biggest aquaponics farms right in the heart of the Berlin. The expansive greenhouse, built on the site of an old malting plant, is home to thousands of pots of basil and 13 fish tanks stocked with perch. The...

On October 30, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Harvest 10/27/2017
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Weekly Harvest 10/27/2017

Happy Friday! This week we continued our installs across various CREC schools which just so happens to coincide with National Farm To School month. We also checked in with some of our original CREC teachers to see what they are growing. We’ll take a look at various news around the industry, blog updates this week...

On October 27, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Harvest 10/20/17
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Weekly Harvest 10/20/17

Happy Friday! It’s the week that decided to become fall! Most of Connecticut experienced its first frost this week as temperatures are finally getting to where they ought to be this year. We’ve all benefitted from an extended summer and got a few extra weeks worth from our summer crops. Now is the time to...

On October 20, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
Best Plants For Aquaponics
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Best Plants For Aquaponics

Best Plants For Your Aquaponics System Aquaponics is widely touted for its ability to grow anything that you can grow in soil using less water, space, and inputs than soil farming. And while all plants seem to thrive in aquaponics there are some plants that stand out as the real show stoppers. Over the years...

On October 10, 2017November 1, 2017by