Controlled Environment

Square Roots to sell local produce in SpartanNash stores in Michigan

Square Roots, the indoor farming company, has announced Dec. 9 that it now sells local, Michigan-grown produce to almost 50 SpartanNash corporate-owned retail stores across the state, including D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare, VG’s Grocery and... more »

Hydroponic Tomato Intensive Workshop set for online and on-site

Join the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center Jan. 7-9 for the Hydroponic Tomato Online Intensive Workshop (online and on-site) in Tucson. This three-day workshop is developed for for those just getting started in... more »

Living Greens Farm adds to executive team with new CFO

Living Greens Farm, a large vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the U.S. that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and herbs, announced the arrival of its new CFO, Adam Hauser. Hauser is a deeply experienced... more »

CEA Food Safety Coalition appoints new executive director

The CEA Food Safety Coalition, comprised of (CEA) leafy greens producers, has announced that Elisabeth Hagen is the organization's second executive director, effective Nov. 15. Dr. Hagen is the... more »

ASABE announces new standard for indoor plant growth

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has jointly published a new standard in cooperation with ASHRAE. ANSI/ASABE/ASHRAE EP653 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) for Indoor Plant Environments without Sunlight, provides recommendations... more »

Square Roots supplies all Whole Foods stores in New York and Michigan

Indoor farming company Square Roots now supplies all Whole Foods stores in New York and Michigan with their fresh herbs. Director of Communications John Kell said all 14 New York Whole Foods stores will carry... more »

Shenandoah Growers has a new identity, Soli Organic, with $120M investment

Soli Organic Inc., formerly known as Shenandoah Growers Inc., the nation’s only soil-based, controlled environment agriculture company delivering 100% USDA certified organic produce to more than 20,000 retail stores nationwide, announced Oct. 27 a $120... more »

Square Roots, Gordon Food Service mark new Michigan indoor farm

Square Roots, an indoor farming operation, and Gordon Food Service, a food distributor, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 26 to celebrate their new indoor farm opening in Michigan, taking another step to expand a... more »

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