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AppHarvest Q2 2022 results show continued improvements in core operations

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AppHarvest, Inc., a sustainable food company, public benefit corporation and Certified B Corp building some of the world’s largest high-tech indoor farms to grow affordable, nutritious fruits and vegetables at scale while providing good jobs in Appalachia, today announced its operating and financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2022, showing continued improvements in core operations and progress to quadruple its farm network and diversify its produce offerings by the end of the year.

CEA Food Safety Coalition appoints Tom Stenzel as executive director

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The Controlled Environment Agriculture Food Safety Coalition (CEA FSC) today announced that it has retained The Stenzel Group LLC to provide management services, with the appointment of former United Fresh Produce Association President & CEO Tom Stenzel as its new Executive Director.

Canadian CEA firm raises $17.5MM for expansion

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Fieldless Farms, a modern food and Controlled Environment Agriculture company that launched in 2019, announced a Series A round raising $17.5 million in equity and debt to expand operations at its Cornwall facility by 10 times.

Edible Garden reports 10% increase in sales in Q1 2022

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Edible Garden AG Incorporated, a leader in controlled environment agriculture (CEA), locally grown, organic and sustainable produce and plant-based products, today provided a business update and reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2022.

Little Leaf Farms raises $300MM for CEA expansion

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Little Leaf Farms, the country's #1 brand of packaged lettuce sustainably grown through controlled environment agriculture (CEA), has raised $300 million in new capital, with equity financing led by The Rise Fund, TPG's multi-sector global impact investing strategy, and debt funding from Bank of America.

Cox Enterprises invests in Mucci Farms

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Cox Enterprises announced a significant strategic investment in Mucci Farms, a 60-year industry leader with a network of thousands of acres of indoor grown fruits and vegetables. As a long-term operator and investor, Cox is uniquely positioned and committed to partnering with Mucci Farms to scale and meet growing consumer demand.

Bowery Farming opens smart farm in PA

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Bowery Farming, the largest vertical farming company in the U.S., today opened its largest, most technologically advanced and sustainable commercial smart farm in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Edible Garden signs with Northeast broadline distributor

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Edible Garden AG Incorporated, a leader in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), locally grown, organic and sustainable produce, today announced that Hemingways, a premier, full-service specialty distributor of wholesale dairy, groceries and produce, will begin distributing Edible Garden products.

Soli Organic’s basil now widely available at Eastern retailers

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Today, Soli Organic Inc.'s brand-new line of USDA certified organic 'Indolce' basil is landing on produce aisle shelves in over 2,000 select stores across more than 15 Mid-Atlantic distribution centers with leading grocery partners including Ahold Giant Stores, Lidl, Walmart, Publix, Whole Foods, Tops Markets, Lowes Foods, Southeastern Grocers/Winn Dixie, Mom's Organic, Target, and Giant Eagle.

Star Group to add 25 acres of greenhouse strawberries

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The Star Group – grower, importer and distributor of a wide variety of fresh produce – is set to add substantial greenhouse capacity dedicated to growing fresh strawberries.