CEA Food Safety Coalition Creates Board of Directors, Elects Officers and Seeks Members

Press Release – New York, NY – The CEA Food Safety Coalition, comprised of leading controlled environment leafy greens producers, recently completed the formation of its governance structure and is taking steps to accept new members. Controlled environment agriculture (“CEA”) is agricultural food production in environments that are indoors (such as in greenhouses and vertical […]

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Disruption in the U.S. Fast Food Sector Creates Prospects for a New (and Lucrative) Market Opening for the Vertical Farming Industry

By Joel L. Cuello, Ph.D. Originally published by the Association for Vertical Farming U.S. fast-food customers’ growing expectations for healthier, ethical and more environmentally sustainable options directly correspond with the values and produce that the Vertical Farming industry provides As the vertical farming industry in the United States grows, its market segments correspondingly diversify and […]

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Village Farms spreads the word about healthy eating

Press Release – Village Farms recently sponsored and participated in “Cars for the Cure”, a car show benefitting the American Lung Association. This event showcased an array of the most distinctive and unforgettable cars from around the world during a daylong, family-friendly festival. A team of volunteers from Village Farms spent the day giving away […]

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First Wheelchair Accessible Farm at Local Bronx Public School

Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Green Bronx Machine to Launch First Wheelchair Accessible Farm at Local Bronx Public School Press Release – NEW YORK – Green Bronx Machine (GBM), a nationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to helping students live happier and healthier lives, is partnering with Empire BlueCross BlueShield (Empire) to launch the first wheelchair accessible […]

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Edenworks Looks at the History of Packaged Salad in 5 Minutes

Originally published by Edenworks, Johnny Bowman Three trends define the history of packaged salad in the United States: convenience, shelf life, and safety. As enthusiastic packaged salad historians, we thought we’d share our cliff notes on how these trends have changed over time, and offer a glimpse of how these trends play in the future. The […]

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A TEDx talk by Dr. Joel L. Cuello – Artificial Intelligence Does Food

Dr. Joel L. Cuello, Professor of Biosystems Engineering at the University of Arizona brings us a TEDx talk on artificial intelligence as it can relate to food production for the growing global population. Our planet sorely needs the help of artificial intelligence to achieve the increase in food production that our growing population demands in the […]

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Senate Farm Bill Includes Provisions for Aquaponics and Hydroponics

Originally published by the Aquaponics Association Read what the Senate’s Farm Bill includes for Aquaponics, click here: Senate Farm Bill Fact Sheet The U.S. Senate on July 5 passed a draft of the 2018 Farm Bill that includes provisions specifically relating to aquaponics, hydroponics, and other sustainable growing methods. (Maybe our 200+ signature sign-on letter had an effect!) The Senate’s […]

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“Farm for the City” to Spotlight Impact of Philadelphia’s Community Gardens

Installation in Center City to showcase gardeners’ role in strengthening neighborhoods PHILADELPHIA – The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will open “Farm for the City” on June 15 at Thomas Paine Plaza, shining a light on the role community gardeners play in strengthening neighborhoods and addressing some of the most pressing issues facing our communities, including food […]

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Growing a Greener World awarded Emmy for Green Bronx Machine episode

Atlanta, Georgia: On June 16, 2018, the long-running Sustainability Television Program Growing a Greener World® received a Daytime Emmy Award® for its powerful episode The Green Bronx Machine. This is the broadcast’s first Emmy win. The honor comes on the heels of Growing a Greener World receiving the coveted 2017 Pioneer Taste Award® in April. […]

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New innovations for sustainable agriculture and smart food production to be showcased in Europe

Global Vision. Local Relevance. 4 June 2018, Urecht, Netherlands – Technology innovations and solutions from start-ups and entrepreneurs from across the world that will drive the future of sustainable agriculture and smart food production will be showcased in Europe next month during the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) at Jaarbeurs Expo Center, Utretch, Netherlands […]

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Tour de Fresh Announces Exciting Changes to 5th Annual Ride

As The California Giant Foundation prepares for the fifth annual Tour de Fresh, support from inside and outside the industry continues to pour into the event to get more salad bars to schools across the country. Joining the team for a second year, eight-time Tour de France rider and Olympic Bronze Medalist Axel Merckx will be in attendance offering his […]

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Eco Convergence Group Launches World’s First HyCube™ Hydroponic Production System at Orlando World Center Marriott

Innovative technology and structure changes how produce will be sourced by hotels and restaurants. ORLANDO, FLA. Eco Convergence Group, Inc. (ECG) unveiled the first HyCube™ modular hydroponic vegetable production system last night at the Orlando World Center Marriott. The HyCube’s data-driven, precisely controlled, patent-pending hydroponic system is constructed in an illuminated modern structure right next […]

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What is Project 93?

Would you be able to eat only locally grown food for 3 months? Dallas, Texas Agripeneur Challenges Himself To Eat Local for 93 Days. What is Project 93? Project 93 believes the future of food is about building healthy communities to empower personal and sustainable growth.  How do they make this belief a reality for everyone? […]

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World Vegetable Map 2018: More than Just a Local Affair by Rabobank

By RaboResearch of Rabobank The 2018 World Vegetable Map shows essential vegetable trade flows and highlights some key global trends in the sector, such as the growing importance of production in greenhouses and vertical farms, as well as the popularity of organic vegetables. Download > Click here to download the World Vegetable Map Poster versions […]

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