Controlled Environment

Indoor farm Square Roots unveils new brand identity

Square Roots, a technology-enabled indoor farming company, debuted Dec. 15 a new brand identity that represents the company’s mission to responsibly bring locally grown food to people in cities around the world, all year round.... more »

BrightFarms’ elevates Abby Prior to chief commercial officer; expansion set

BrightFarms, a national player in growing indoor leafy greens, announced Dec. 7 that Abby Prior has been promoted within the company to chief commercial officer. She will spearhead the newly-formed commercial team, a convergence of... more »

Florida Commissioner Nikki Fried names 2021 Woman of the Year in Agriculture

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) announced Dec. 3 Angela TenBroeck as the 2021 Woman of the Year in Agriculture. The “Woman of the Year in... more »

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 »

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