All tagged Hydroponic

Growing Food Anywhere With Freight Farms

Freight Farms was founded by Brad McNamara and Jon Friedman in 2010, before the “ag tech” industry existed. McNamara and Friedman were pioneers who envisioned the need for urban agriculture as a competitive industry to make local food a reality around the globe. Their initial focus was on rooftop greenhouses, but it quickly became clear that there was a need for a modular and scalable design that could yield produce 365 days a year

Farmshelf CEO Counts On Manufacturing Scale To Become Big Hydroponic Feeder

And already Farmshelf has experienced the backing of another manufacturer based an ocean away and in an entirely different industry: Mini, the BMW-owned car brand, took Farmshelf under its wings as part of its Urban-X startup-incubator program and then invested in the company, along with angel investors including a handful of Fortune 500 CEOs and celebrity chefs