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Spread eyes strawberries and alternative meat following Series A raise

Over the past decade and a half, Spread has become the most recognizable name in Japan’s vertical framing ecosystem. The Kyoto-based firm opened...

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Crop One, Emirate open ‘world’s largest vertical farm’ in Dubai

Passengers on Emirates and other airlines will be able to eat the leafy greens, which include lettuces, arugula, mixed salad greens, and spinach, on...

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Bowery opens a new vertical farm in Pennsylvania

Bowery, a New Jersey–based vertical farming startup, says the facility, built on a former brownfield lot, is its most technologically advanced to...

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The company behind the $50 strawberries is now selling berries for $20 a tray

Oishii announced the opening of a new 74,000-square-foot farm in Jersey City, which will be devoted entirely to growing strawberries

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OnePointOne wants a piece of the vertically farmed strawberry market

Vertical farming has long done a very good job with a very thin sliver of the agricultural marketplace. Specifically, years of advancements in...

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Vertical farming firm Kalera eyes SPAC deal

Another vertical farming operation revealed its plans to hit Nasdaq by way of SPAC. This week, Florida-based Kalera announced plans to merge with...

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Upward plans to open a 250,000-square-foot vertical farm in PA early next year

Brooklyn-based Upward Farms this week unveiled plans to launch a massive 250,000-square-foot vertical farm. Set for an early-2023 opening, the site...

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Vertical farming startup Infarm raises $200M for international expansion

Europe-based vertical farming firm Infarm this week announced a $200 million Series D. The round, led by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA),...

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Vertically farmed wasabi arugula isn’t a hypothetical

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our...

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Agrify aims to be the fastest-growing cannabis company

Agrify currently sells computer-controlled vertical farming units for cannabis. But that’s just the starting point for Agrify. The company is...

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A chat with the author of ‘The Vertical Farm’

Last week, TechCrunch ran my TC-1 about Bowery Farming. What began as a piece about a heartily financed New York startup ballooned into an...

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Bionic hydroponic

You’ll have to forgive me, I’ve been thinking a lot about farming — specifically what it might look like in the future. This is largely due...

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The voracious fight for your salad bowl

The size, the scope, the potential impact — the mind reels. Vertical farming may be a nascent space, but it is growing rapidly, and the greenfield...

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Can LEDs ultimately replace the sun?

For Bowery Farming, no technology is too small to optimize, and no data is too insignificant to track. Combined together, the startup hopes to...

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Hacking lettuce for taste and profit

"The first thing you notice is just the smell," chief science officer of Bowery Farming Henry Sztul says excitedly. "It's got...

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Bowery Farming is forcing us all to look up at the future of vertical agriculture

Food is the very nourishment of life, but it’s becoming increasingly challenging to grow at scale. A combination of explosive population growth,...

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The Bowery Farming TC-1

While dozens of vertical farms have sprouted in the past decade, few have attracted the amount of attention that New Jersey-based Bowery Farming...

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On 10 years of ‘The Vertical Farm’

Roughly two hours pass between my initial email and our first Zoom chat — on a Sunday, no less. I skip the post-gym shower and pop on a baseball...

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AeroFarms is supplying the hops for Goose Island’s latest IPA

The world of vertical farming has seen a massive uptick in interest over the past decade, as the world grapples with concerns over resource use,...

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Indoor farming company Bowery raises $300M

New York City-based vertical farming startup Bowery Farming this week has announced a $300 million Series C. The round, which brings its total...

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Nordetect’s system to monitor soil and water for indoor agriculture raises seed funding

As indoor farming expands, a number of new companies are cropping up to provide better data and monitoring tools for the businesses aimed at...

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