AgFunder Announces Motorleaf Raising Capital to Help Automate Indoor Farming

Motorleaf, a technology company for indoor farmers, is launching a $750,000 financing campaign on AgFunder, the leading agriculture-focused online investment platform. Motorleaf has built...
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Applications for the International Leaders in Urban Agriculture Awards are now being accepted

Deadline extended! Wednesday, August 17! INUAg's 2016 International Leaders in Urban Agriculture Awards Applications are live! They are offering prizes for 1st ($1,000) 2nd ($700) and 3rd ($300) place in...

Urban Agriculture Fair Celebrates Growing “Hyper Local” Food Movement

SAN DIEGO, CA – On Saturday July 30, San Diego Food System Alliance, Slow Food Urban San Diego, International Rescue Committee, and Alchemy San...

Tour de Fresh and Stuppy, Inc. Partner for Fundraising Incentive

Stuppy, Inc. offers aquaponics system to school of choice for Tour de Fresh top fundraiser for salad bars in 2016 WATSONVILLE, Calif. (June 29, 2016)...

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...

The State of Indoor Farming Survey

  We're looking for your thoughts on the state of indoor farming. A number of organizations including the Association for Vertical Farming, Agrilyst, Urban Ag...

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...
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A Shout-Out from The New York Times

The New York Times gave us a shout-out! Urban Ag News founder Chris Higgins and the online magazine Urban Ag News were cited by The...
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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....
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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...

CommercialWaste: The EU referendum and the environment: what next?

A comparison between environmental arguments to stay and leave. It is without doubt that Britain is poised to make one of the most important decisions...
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NPR Broadcast: How Canada Became a Greenhouse Superpower

NPR June 16, 20164:33 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered By Dan Charles If you're a home gardener in most of the country, your tomato plants are...

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...
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Farm Ecology: Controlling Costs from Lessons Learned

One need not look far to understand that in the nascent industry of indoor vertical farming reside both appearance and reality. Between the two...

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