How this vegetable-growing startup became 400 times more productive than traditional farms

New Jersey-based vertical farming startup Aero Farms says its indoor growing facilities are 400 times more productive—in terms of output per square foot—than a traditional farm, writes Kevin J. Ryan. Founded in 2011 by Ed Harwood, David Rosenberg and Marc Oshima, the company has raised more than $100 million and has repurposed former warehouses and other redundant buildings for growing the salad greens it sells to Whole Foods and FreshDirect. Here, Ryan explores the tech...
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