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...
Vertical farm start-up Plenty raises $200m

Vertical farm start-up Plenty raises $200m

July 19, 2017 – Plenty, a San Francisco vertical farming startup, has raised $200m from big-name investors that include Japanese media giant SoftBank, Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.