Indoor Vertical Farming & Venture Capital: A pro’s view on how to get your vertical farm funded

Indoor Vertical Farming & Venture Capital: A pro’s view on how to get your vertical farm funded

Originally published in Issue 11 What a thrill it was to sit down with venture capitalist and ecologically responsible investor, Will Kain of Rusheen Capital […]

Water, Humans, Agriculture and Golf Courses: Symbiotic Cooperation & Competition

Water, Humans, Agriculture and Golf Courses: Symbiotic Cooperation & Competition

I had planned to write a doom and gloom piece about the well-known California drought and what golf courses should be doing to manage and […]

East Meets West: Recap

East Meets West: Recap

It was a privilege and an honor to be part of the organizing team and also to moderate the “East Meets West” conference held at […]

Taking Stock in Seedstock: Recap of the Grow Local O.C. Conference 2016

Taking Stock in Seedstock: Recap of the Grow Local O.C. Conference 2016

In my last blog, I wrote that going forward I would be more investigative and more objective in my examination of my subjects and subject […]

PlantLab: My First Indoor Ag Crush

PlantLab: My First Indoor Ag Crush

Lately I have realized I need to be more objective and less complimentary towards my subjects and subject matter. It’s important I create get-to-the-point reporting, […]

The fruit of the vine at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

The fruit of the vine at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) is the science, production, and study of grapes. A branch of the science of horticulture, viticulture deals with the […]

Making Urban Ag Happen in LA – A Gathering of Thinkers & Leaders

Making Urban Ag Happen in LA – A Gathering of Thinkers & Leaders

I recently had the opportunity to attend an event in Los Angeles hosted by urban farm start-up, Local Roots Farms. It was sponsored by the […]

Royse Law’s AgTech Innovation Network Comes to San Diego

Royse Law’s AgTech Innovation Network Comes to San Diego

It’s the middle of August and I’m in San Diego on a balmy Monday evening attending an Ag Tech conference sponsored by attorney Roger Royse […]

San Diego Food Systems Alliance: Bringing Urban Ag to the City by the Sea

San Diego Food Systems Alliance: Bringing Urban Ag to the City by the Sea

The urban agriculture movement is alive and well in San Diego. With a nod to the San Diego Food Systems Alliance (SDFSA, http://www.sdfsa.org/) Executive Director, […]

Aquaponics & Food Safety: A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Taber

Aquaponics & Food Safety: A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Taber

The first thing one will notice about Dr. Sarah Taber is she’s a fast talker – a very fast talker. I attribute this trait to […]

Short Film: Omaha Public Schools Support Urban Agriculture

Short Film: Omaha Public Schools Support Urban Agriculture

It’s a pleasure for Urban Ag News to blog about and share the new short film from the group Nebraska Loves Public Schools* based in […]

Project Renewal & The Bedford Green House – Renewing Lives. Reclaiming Hope.

Project Renewal & The Bedford Green House – Renewing Lives. Reclaiming Hope.

“Angels among us” was my first thought when I recently spoke to Sam Wells of Project Renewal (http://www.projectrenewal.org/) based in Lower Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. At […]

London ‘Agritecture’ sustainability workshop to feature HydroGarden’s VydroFarm

London ‘Agritecture’ sustainability workshop to feature HydroGarden’s VydroFarm

Architects, commercial growers, entrepreneurs, engineers, marketers, designers and sustainability managers will be working together to consider a viable ‘agritecture’ concept for London at a special […]

Able: Farm Planning Software Built For Farmers, By Farmers

Able: Farm Planning Software Built For Farmers, By Farmers

When I first met Chris Lukenbill in March of 2015 at Indoor Ag Con in Las Vegas, he was the founder of Fresh with Edge […]