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Las Vegas-based indoor farming company poised to put down roots – Las Vegas Review-Journal


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Las Vegas-based indoor farming company poised to put down roots
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Indoor Farms of America principals David Martin, left, and Ronald Evans work to fill a vertical aeroponic growing panel lit by LED grow lights with arugula plugs containing polymer and peat moss inside a grow truck Monday, March 30, 2015, in Henderson.
Indoor Harvest Corp. Signs LOI with City of Pasadena Texas to Develop a PR Newswire (press release)
Vertical Farming Platform includes LED lighting.ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)
Indoor Harvest Corp. Announces Results of Operations and Updates GuidanceNassau News Live

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Newark, N.J. to get world’s largest indoor vertical farm – Philly.com (blog)


Philly.com (blog)

Newark, N.J. to get world’s largest indoor vertical farm
Philly.com (blog)
It uses less water and fewer nutrients than hydroponics, the process of growing plants with hyper-nutrient water without soil. Though the vertical aeroponics farm is highly efficient — AeroFarms Chief Marketing Officer Marc Oshima told Vice that the

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The World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Is Coming to New Jersey – Munchies_ Food by VICE

The World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Is Coming to New Jersey
Munchies_ Food by VICE
A century ago, Newark, New Jersey’s Ironbound neighborhood was a bustling center of industry, home to factories that mixed up Benjamin Moore paint, brewed Ballantine beer, and, of course, manufactured the steel and other metals from which the district …

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Indoor Harvest, Corp. to Introduce Low Cost Vertical Farming Platform at … – PR Newswire (press release)


PR Newswire (press release)

Indoor Harvest, Corp. to Introduce Low Cost Vertical Farming Platform at
PR Newswire (press release)
Indoor Harvest’s CEO and founder Chad Sykes commented, “We believe that there is a growing demand for affordable vertical farming systems, but most current offerings are still out of the price range of most entrants. We looked at the current state of

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Tracy Ward, Marchioness of Worcester, halts plans for factory pig farm – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Tracy Ward, Marchioness of Worcester, halts plans for factory pig farm
Daily Mail
Marchioness of Worcester Tracy Somerset and her campaign group, which included Eton-educated West, star of The Wire, fought for four years against the proposal for an indoor farm to house 25,000 pigs. The Marchioness, 56, whose best-known role was as …

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Appleton native helps change Fox Valley’s food culture – Appleton Post Crescent


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Appleton native helps change Fox Valley’s food culture
Appleton Post Crescent
On the heels of that experience, Tyink began working for urban agriculture companies developing urban gardens, including indoor hydroponic systems for food pantries and schools to use year-round. He says he was always working to make the systems …

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Newark steel factory to be reborn as world’s largest indoor vertical farm – Mother Nature Network (blog)


Mother Nature Network (blog)

Newark steel factory to be reborn as world’s largest indoor vertical farm
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Although the origins of the mostly-accurate nickname are a bit hazy (its mostly credited to a prideful 19th century farm-owning politician from what’s now Cherry Hill), New Jersey is an agricultural powerhouse that, much to the surprise of those

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Article Highlights Philips’ Work on LEDs for Indoor Agriculture – Electrical Marketing’s LiveWire (blog)


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Article Highlights Philips’ Work on LEDs for Indoor Agriculture
Electrical Marketing’s LiveWire (blog)
Treacy highlights a prototype warehouse farm outside Chicago where Philips has been working with an indoor farming company Green Sense Farms to test and refine techniques for growing food in urban centers. The 30,000 sq ft facility has 14 25-ft racks …
LED bulbs could foster an urban farming revolutionTreehugger

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LED bulbs could foster an urban farming revolution – Treehugger


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LED bulbs could foster an urban farming revolution
Treehugger
Philips, the large electronics company that has been at the forefront of LED technology over the past few years, has been partnering with indoor farming company Green Sense Farms on a city farming project that has demonstrated the ability for LED bulbs
Article Highlights Philips’ Work on LEDs for Indoor AgricultureElectrical Marketing’s LiveWire (blog)

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World’s largest indoor farm putting down roots in New Jersey – People’s World


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World’s largest indoor farm putting down roots in New Jersey
People’s World
With a long history of pollution, as well as corruption within the state environmental department, the Garden State’s nickname hasn’t been particularly well-earned. However, New Jersey’s city of Newark will soon be home to the largest indoor farm in
Say Hello To The (Soon To Be) World’s Largest Indoor Vertical FarmModern Farmer

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Say Hello To The (Soon To Be) World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm – Modern Farmer


Modern Farmer

Say Hello To The (Soon To Be) World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm
Modern Farmer
Some 15 miles from Manhattan, monster investors are setting up what will be one of the most impressive indoor urban farming units in history. It’s called AeroFarms. Vertical farming is typically done in tall buildings with lots of sunlight; abandoned
World’s largest indoor farm putting down roots in New JerseyPeople’s World

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LED Lights Are The Future Of Urban Farming&At Least If Philips Has Anything … – Co.Exist


Co.Exist

LED Lights Are The Future Of Urban Farming&At Least If Philips Has Anything
Co.Exist
Philips isn’t the only major lighting player in the field—GE Japan partnered with a Japanese indoor farming group to open a huge farm last March but is working aggressively to become the market leader. The company’s city farming group aims to create …

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The Future – Indoor LED Grow Lights Will Help Mitigate Marijuana Industry … – The Weed Blog (blog)


The Weed Blog (blog)

The Future – Indoor LED Grow Lights Will Help Mitigate Marijuana Industry
The Weed Blog (blog)
In Washington state, where legal pot farming is being rolled out more slowly, utilities don’t yet have estimates. But unofficial projections are still substantial. Gabriel Romero, spokesman for Xcel Energy Inc., the major electricity provider in

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