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...
​Recipe of the Week: Berry Spring Smoothie

​Recipe of the Week: Berry Spring Smoothie

  It’s spring! That means long nights and never-ending cold snaps are coming to an end. Woo hoo! To celebrate, we’re making one of our favorite fast breakfasts: a berry and spinach smoothie. Smoothies are often loaded with added sugars, but this do-it-at-home...
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...
A Candid Chat with Danny In The Valley on the Future of Food

A Candid Chat with Danny In The Valley on the Future of Food

Did you know apples are, on average, one year old by the time you buy them in the grocery store? Or that due to U.S. regulations, beefsteak tomato skins can withstand twice the amount of impact as your car bumper? Well, it’s true. And those two tidbits are merely a...
How Freshness Fuels Unparalleled Taste in Produce

How Freshness Fuels Unparalleled Taste in Produce

It’s a decision moment every shopper knows. You look over the misted bins of baby lettuce, spinach, and arugula, then at the heads of romaine and iceberg trying to decide which greens will make the best salad exploding with flavor. And how do you ultimately decide...
10 Reasons Why Eating Local is Best

10 Reasons Why Eating Local is Best

Did you know that when you buy locally grown produce, you’re making a choice to do something that’s better for you and your family, but that also benefits your community and the environment? Well it’s true. Not only do you prevent the negative consequences that come...
7 Ways to Reduce Holiday Food Waste This Season

7 Ways to Reduce Holiday Food Waste This Season

The holidays are here! Perhaps that fills your head with visions of sugar plums or maybe you can’t stop thinking about grandma’s cinnamon rolls. Regardless of what delicious treats are dancing in your daydreams, the onset of the holidays always mean one thing: Food....