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Bowery Farming raised $20 million for its “post-organic” vertical farm

Bowery Farming cofounder and CEO Irving Fain.

“We are a tech company that is thinking about the future of food.”

By Amy Feldman
Forbes
June 14, 2017

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The new financing, announced this morning, brings Bowery’s total take to $27.5 million. The company declined to disclose valuation, but it’s clearly a big bet on something that for many years had been little more than a dream. “We are a tech company that is thinking about the future of food,” says Bowery’s co-founder and CEO Irving Fain.

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June 21, 2017   Comments Off on Bowery Farming raised $20 million for its “post-organic” vertical farm

Homesteader to Restauranteur – San Diego’s The Red Door

Watlington to transform her half acre back-yard garden into a vibrant urban farm that now supplies the restaurant with nearly 100 percent of its produce in the summer and 50 percent during the winter.

By Lisa Kivirist
Mother Earth News
June 14, 2017

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Are you a homesteader with a dream launching your own food business one day? Perhaps a restaurant showcasing farm to table fare? Trish Watlington, owner of The Red Door Restaurant, shares four of her success strategies that launched her from backyard gardener to San Diego’s leading local food entrepreneur. I’d also call her an “ecopreneur,” given her focus on the environment and making the world a better place.

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June 21, 2017   Comments Off on Homesteader to Restauranteur – San Diego’s The Red Door