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Introducing Our New Retail Brand

With this fun and inviting brand, we are setting a new culinary standard for flavor and freshness. Dream Greens are locally-grown, pesticide-free, non-GMO and offer consistent quality and availability year-round. These are the same delicious greens that AeroFarms customers have been enjoying for years, but now with improved packaging and some new, exciting blends.

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Science Nonfiction: Vertical Farming

In Newark, Aerofarms has just opened the world's largest vertical farm, capable of producing nearly 2M pounds of greens annually with minimal resources or environmental impact. Come have a taste of the future of food.

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AeroFarms plant scientist make Forbes 30 under 30 list for Science

Michael Barron, senior plant scientist at AeroFarms, likes intricate problems. It’s that uncommon preference that got him interested in agriculture while studying environmental science at Harvard. And it’s that uncommon preference that’s seeing him through the task of perfecting the growing process at the world’s largest vertical farm.

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How to Grow Crops Without Sun, Soil or Water

When you think farm, you might imagine sun-drenched fields of fertile soil. You probably don't imagine a very large building in Newark, New Jersey. But AeroFarms, a startup that's developed technology allowing plants to grow without sunlight or dirt (and with very little water), might be about to change that.

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Vertical Farming Takes Agriculture to New Heights

In order to feed the world's growing population, we need to constantly rethink agriculture. That's where vertical farming comes in. Vertical farming — essentially, multistory greenhouses — uses 90% less land than traditional farming, while harvesting 80% more per unit of area.

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A Vertical Farm Grows in Newark

In a nondescript former paintball and laser tag facility in Newark lies an oasis. With layer after layer of thriving verdant greens stacked in vertical structures, AeroFarms is changing the farming process completely without any soil or sun at the company's eighth facility.

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Vertical Farms Evolve to End Hunger

AeroFarms opened its seventh farm in a 30,000-square-foot former paintball arena last summer and has a 70,000-square-foot vertical farm under construction in the same neighborhood, scheduled to come online in the summer.

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Indoor Farms Could Revolutionize Agriculture

AeroFarms crops bask under an array of LED lamps instead of sunlight, and sensors monitor temperature, humidity, oxygen levels, and more to ensure the plants are growing in optimal conditions. Not only do the crops require no soil or pesticides, but the farms also use about 95 percent less water than traditional operations.

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Farms That Rise to the Challenge

AeroFarms, which expects to operate 25 facilities of 45,000 to 60,000 square feet each all over the world in five years, uses a closed-loop irrigation system that allows food to be grown with 95 percent less water than conventionally cultivated vegetables.

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AeroFarms Is On A Mission to Transform Agriculture

The Huffington Post crafted an exciting piece about AeroFarms, highlighting our mission to combat the global food crisis through indoor vertical farming at scale in cities all over the world.  This video features one of our sites in Newark, New Jersey, a former paintball entertainment center turned vertical farm growing nutritious baby greens and herbs. Watch it here.

First Lady Michelle Obama took her garden tour to our home of Newark, where she visited our favorite youngest AeroFarmers – the students of Philips Academy Charter School. The school has a rooftop garden as well as an AeroFarms growing lab where they learn how their food is grown and gain a more tangible connection to the importance of fresh, healthy food.

Michelle Obama meets our youngest AeroFarmers

On April 7 First Lady Michelle Obama took her garden tour to our home of Newark, where she visited our favorite youngest AeroFarmers - the students of Phillips Academy Charter School. Philips Academy has a rooftop garden as well as an AeroFarms growing lab where they learn how their food is grown and gain a more tangible connection to the importance of fresh healthy food.

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How to Support AeroFarms Mission to Transform Agriculture

People are always asking what they can do to get involved with our mission of transforming agriculture at home and all around the world. There are so many ways to grow with us! Buy our greens, join our team, or just share our story on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. There's no wrong way to #JoinAeroFarms

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Will Urban Agriculture Last?

Aerofarms, which will open a 70,000-square-foot vertical farm in an old warehouse in Newark this spring, can grow 75 times as much produce as a traditional farm on the same footprint.

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Cities of the Future May Eat Plants Grown in the Air

AeroFarms has developed a vertical farming system that can grow organic baby leafy greens in urban settings. They're doing it using aeroponics -- the process of growing plants in mist without any soil -- and plan to launch a branded product from a new 80,000-square-foot warehouse in Newark, New Jersey.

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Υποψήφια για το βραβείο World Economic Forum η AeroFarms

Ο όμιλος, AeroFarms, που κατασκευάζει τη μεγαλύτερη παγκοσμίως κάθετη φάρμα στο Νιού Τζέρσει είναι υποψήφιος για το βραβείο World Economic Forum (WEF), καθώς προωθεί την κυκλική οικονομία χωρίς να απειλούνται οι φυσικοί πόροι. Σημειώνεται ότι η απονομή του βραβείου θα γίνει στο Νταβός της Ελβετίας, αργότερα μέσα στον Ιανουάριο.

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