How Plenty Grows the Happiest Plants in the World

How Plenty Grows the Happiest Plants in the World

There’s a reason farmers have long relied on guides like the Old Farmer’s Almanac and today use the most sophisticated weather and climate monitoring available. That reason is unpredictability. Think about all the conditions necessary for a seed to germinate and...
Recipe of the Week: ​Herb and Lemon Salmon

Recipe of the Week: ​Herb and Lemon Salmon

Salmon with bright citrus and fresh herbs is one of our favorite weeknight dinners. We like to serve it with tender greens or fluffy quinoa for a healthy meal packed with omega-3s and vitamins. This simple, flavor filled fish dish makes 3-4 servings, so gather a few...
Vertical farms have nailed leafy greens. Next up: tasty fruit

Vertical farms have nailed leafy greens. Next up: tasty fruit

Wired: Vertical farms like San Francisco-based Plenty are on a mission to expand what hydroponic farms can grow. Of the many crops that Matt Barnard has developed, he has a particular fondness for his kale. “If you think about what most people imagine when then they...
How an Indoor Farm Can Help Your City

How an Indoor Farm Can Help Your City

If you live in Phoenix, Albuquerque, or Palm Springs, you’re well aware that it’s problematic to grow crops outdoors in the summer, when temperatures can top 110 degrees. And if you live in Minneapolis, Des Moines, Fairbanks, or Buffalo, you know you’re lucky if your...