🌿Vertical Farming Weekly - April 8th, 2022

Another week has come and gone and another issue of Vertical Farming Weekly is in your inbox!

This week in Vertical Farming, expansion! CEA focused farms are growing at a rapid pace. Even British Airways is getting into the CEA game by growing produce in airports.

As always we'd like to thank everyone who continues to support the Vertical Farming Podcast and Vertical Farming Weekly.

Until next week,

-Noah 🌻

This Week in Vertical Farming

In case you missed it...

Matt Ryan - CEO of Soli Organic. Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts.

Join Harry Duran, host of Vertical Farming Podcast, as he welcomes to the show Matt Ryan, CEO of Soli Organic. Formerly known as Shenandoah Growers, a name inspired by their start in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Soli Organic is a controlled environment agriculture company that grows exceptional organic produce, at an affordable price, nationwide. Today, Harry and Matt do a deep dive into Matt’s incredible business background, from working at Disney and Starbucks to eventually pursuing an exciting opportunity at Soli Organic. Matt talks about the high growth in the indoor agriculture sector, what Soli Organic is doing to differentiate themselves in this market and the importance of fulfilling the vision of a brand.

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A Podcast We Love - CropTalk

Episode 186 - #KyleTalksAgtech: Automation, Markets and Mechanical Wizards w. Eric Highfield

Will the controlled ag winners embrace high level automation? According to Eric Highfield of High Yield Horticulture, the answer is a definite yes. On this episode of CropTalk #KyleTalksAgtech Eric and I have a thorough conversation about the power of full automation systems in CEA, the need for highly skilled individuals to drive and maintain these "lamborghinis" along with the need for retail relationship development, market understanding and thoughts on the future of our industry.

Listen to the episode here or wherever you get your podcasts.

Vertical Farming Jobs

Mechanical Design Engineer @ LettUs Grow

Multiple jobs are currently listed on VerticalFarmingJobs.com.

We’ve been hearing from fans of the show that there was a need to connect employers and job seekers alike. If you’re looking for employees or a job in CEA VerticalFarmingJobs.com is the place to find them.

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