Tapping Into Your Local Market: Ways to Build Relationships and Your Greenhouse Operation

For years I've been telling anyone who would listen: “We need to get back to doing business on a hand-shake.” Embrace the honest-to-goodness partnerships...

8 Grow Tips From a Cold Climate, Hydroponic, Greenhouse Tomato Grower

While every greenhouse operation has its struggles, northern regions are burdened with environmental elements that could make or break a business, in one season....

Food Crisis: The Problem & The Solution

The Problem [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQo1D3v8Y98] Yuck - A 4th Grader’s Short Documentary About School Lunch - Trailer by maxwellproject A brave fourth grader goes undercover to reveal the truth...

TEDxZurich – Roman Gaus – Urban Farming

Roman Gaus, founder and CEO of UrbanFarmers, explains how urban agriculture offers the solution to grow potentially enough food in a city to feed...

City Farms

by 60 Minutes Australia Columbia University Environmental Health Sciences Professor Dickson Despommier discusses the future of farming with 60 Minutes reporter Michael Usher. >>> More...

From the Field: Minnesota’s Urban Ag Expo By Way of Fresh With Edge

The following is a guest blog post from Chris Lukenbill, owner of Fresh With Edge. Earlier this spring the Urban Ag Expo in Minneapolis was...

Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens is the first commercial-scale rooftop hydroponic greenhouse in the world. By going vertical in the city, Gotham Greens is using less water,...

Educational Video: Managing Light in your Horticulture Crops

Greenhouse growers know the importance of light, but few know how light really effects their crop and how that effect can dictate yield and...

Kickstarter Video: Glowing Plants

Create Glowing Plants using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler’s software - the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMDiRKootnI&w=640&h=360] For more information, visit glowingplant.com >>>...

Hort Americas recent article on “Using Organics Fertilizers in Hydroponic Lettuce Production”

We really felt that this article was worth re-blogging. Thanks to Dave Kuack and Hort Americas for the content on your Blog June 13,...

On Our Urban Ag Radar: Freedom Farms Makes Farming Cool Again; Verdura Designs for...

The Farm Kings Make Me Want to Move to Pennsylvania - Today There are a lot of things I'm envious about at Freedom Farms, run...

Three Produce Companies with Packaging That Looks So Good, You’d Eat It

I'll admit it: I judge a book by its cover. I can't help it. I'm simply visually stimulated. I suspect most women are  --...

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