Couple turns shipping containers into organic farms

Brick Street Farms is an indoor hydroponic farm that grows leafy greens and herbs year round in the Sunshine State. Shannon O’Malley and her husband were able to convert three shipping containers into environmental friendly vertical gardens that grow one to two acres of fresh produce at an old junkyard. Each …

New Indoor Farming Company Is Growing “Post-Organic” Produce

A newly launched modern farming company, Bowery, is growing what they call the world’s first “post-organic” produce. Their concept breaks from traditional agricultural practices by growing plants indoors in vertical rows without any pesticides. With the help of proprietary technology, Bowery can closely …

Resorts’ rooftop garden takes farm-to-table to a higher level

You’ve heard of farm to table … how about rooftop to table? That’s exactly what Resorts Casino Hotel’s culinary staff is doing all summer thanks to their continued commitment to offer the freshest produce imaginable in their daily cuisine, particularly at Capriccio, the resort’s gourmet Italian …

Sarasota school garden feeds the hungry

The students picked broccoli, green beans, cucumbers, carrots and fennel, and immediately washed it and placed the produce on the All Faiths Food Bank “Sprout” truck, a mobile farmer’s market serving families in Sarasota and DeSoto counties. The students have harvested and donated their organic …

Taking vertical farming to new heights 

In an old warehouse in Newark, New Jersey, that once housed the state’s biggest indoor paintball arena, leafy green plants such as kale, arugula (rocket) and watercress sprout from tall metal towers under bright lights. A local company named AeroFarms has built what it says is the world’s largest …

Families Team Up to Open Organic Farm in Kalispell

Scott and Megan Lester have partnered with Ted and Julia Wycall to open Whitefish Stage Organic Farms, a 65-acre property that is being cultivated for the upcoming summer. The families have been working vigilantly since January to prepare the farm, which will offer a wide variety of vegetables, from eggplant, …