Green Sense Farms to Convert Portage Farm to R&D

Green Sense Farms is transforming its Portage, Indiana farm into a state-of-the art research and development center to advance its indoor vertical growing systems and test new cultivars.  It will test LED horticultural lighting, HVAC systems, automation controls and sensing devices, along with modern conveyance and packaging automation equipment, announced Robert Colangelo, CEO and Founding […]

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Green Sense Farms to expand its vertical farming operations in the U.S. and China

Originally published in Issue 13, April 2016 To meet the increasing demand for clean, safe produce in both the U.S. and China, Green Sense Farms looks to open additional vertical farming operations along with a training facility to create job-ready graduates to grow in controlled environments. Robert Colangelo, founding farmer and CEO at Green Sense […]

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Ivy Tech and Green Sense Farms Break Ground on Earn to Learn Farm

South Bend, IN- Ivy Tech Community College and Green Sense Farms hosted a groundbreaking on July 19 to kick off construction of their commercial indoor vertical farm and training facility, located at the college’s South Bend campus. The 20,000-square foot indoor vertical farm will be an innovative workforce training center for the next generation of […]

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Ivy Tech and Green Sense Farms Form Partnership

South Bend, IN- Ivy Tech Community College and Green Sense Farms announce their partnership to construct a commercial indoor vertical farm and training facility at the college’s South Bend campus. There will be a groundbreaking ceremony at 250 Sample Street on Wednesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. A brief presentation will be held inside Ivy […]

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Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 13

Click here to download the issue. Urban Ag News Issue 13  |  April 2016 Spring has sprung and so has Urban Ag News Issue 13. Be sure to check out the latest issue which contains some great articles and videos on controlled environment agriculture and urban farming. Urban Ag News’ Issue 13 cover story looks at […]

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Marco van Leeuwen Joins Green Sense Farms Advisory Board

Marco van Leeuwen has joined the Green Sense Farms Advisory Board. Van Leeuwen is Managing Director of Rijk Zwaan, a world leader in the market of vegetable seeds. Based in the Netherlands, Rijk Zwaan produces more than 1,000 varieties of seeds representing 25 vegetable crops. Formed earlier this year, the Green Sense Farms Advisory board […]

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Indoor Vertical Farming Jim Pantaleo

Indoor Vertical Farming 2015: What I’ve Learned

In August of 2014 I was burned out. The previous twenty years of my life were marked by a career as a software-licensing business development manager; half of this time spent with tech behemoth Hewlett Packard. My ‘field’ positions consisted of all-things corporate; like long days and nights on the road far from home and […]

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Green Sense Farms to Build Farms in China

Green Sense Farms to Build 20+ Farms in China Green Sense Farms USA of Portage, Indiana and Star Global Holdings of the People’s Republic of China have formed a partnership to build, own, and operate a network of more than 20 indoor vertical farms in China. The new partnership, Green Sense Farms, Asia Pacific, ltd. will begin building […]

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