Growing food was not the initial motivation for vertical farming company TruLeaf. It was a desire to find solutions to chronic disease through clean, nutritious food, Gregg Curwin, chief executive tells AgFunderNews.
Illumitex has launched a program to help growers take advantage of the USDA's Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), which provides grants to agricultural entities using energy-efficient improvements or a renewable energy system.
Colorado-based Surna, Inc, a manufacturer serving the growing indoor cannabis cultivation sector, recently announced the major expansion of its existing facility in the city of Boulder to respond to increasing demand.
Greg Hough is on his way to the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Montreal, Canada, delivering another order of Urban Barns’ lettuce produced in its Cubic Farming system. The lettuce was harvested only three hours ago.
Editors note:Nicola Kerslake is the founder of Newbean Capital, a registered investment adviser that manages early stage venture capital mandates for institutional investors. The firm also hosts Indoor Ag-Con, an industry event on the future of indoor agriculture.