High School in NYC Adds Rooftop Aquaponics
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High School in NYC Adds Rooftop Aquaponics

NYC Rooftop Aquaponics Adds New Tool For Learning For High Schoolers the Food and Finance High School in NYC recently upgraded its agriculture program with a rooftop aquaponics system. Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Conell Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) is heading up the new Hydroponics, Aquaculture Aquaponics Learning Lab. The...

On December 18, 2017June 12, 2018by
Weekly Round-Up 12/15/17
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Weekly Round-Up 12/15/17

Happy Friday! You may have noticed we change the name to our Friday post.  This is to reflect our change in our subscription program which now has the name WeeklyHarvest. We changed up our model a bit to be a monthly pay as you go option instead of the traditional CSA model which makes you...

On December 15, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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, 2017June 12, 2018by
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
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
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
New 12 Acre Aquaponics Farm Planned For Minnesota
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New 12 Acre Aquaponics Farm Planned For Minnesota

Glen Ford, of InCity Farms, recently purchased 12 acres of vacant land in Wellston, MN. Ford said his goal for the land is to build an urban farm that can benefit the community which has high unemployment. The first facility will be 175,000 square feet and cost about $20 million dollars. Ford hopes the facility...

On October 23, 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