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BrightFarms secures $100 million in bid to expand to 15,000 stores by 2025

- General News
The company has indoor farming operations in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia, with three new farms currently under development in North Carolina, Massachusetts and Texas.

Driscoll’s and Plenty collaborate to grow strawberries indoors

- General News
Driscoll’s strawberries will initially be grown and developed in Plenty’s Laramie, Wyoming farm, the largest privately-owned vertical farm research and development center in the world.

Sakata Seed America launches greenhouse, vertical farming division

- General News
This new department will focus on indoor agriculture, a growing segment of the produce industry that focuses both on traditional greenhouse production as well as specialized vertical farming.

Sobeys parent partners with Infarm to bring in-store farms to select stores across Canada

- Retail
Empire will place farms in stores across seven cities in Canada, (Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg ) growing millions of hyper local plants for our customers. The first two stores are planned for Vancouver this spring.

Vertical farm Plenty expands to Bay Area Whole Foods, Safeway locations

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Select Whole Foods Market and Safeway locations join Draeger's, Andronico's and Berkeley Bowl to debut Plenty's leafy greens in stores across the Bay Area.

AeroFarms plans largest indoor vertical farm of its kind

- General News
AeroFarms will invest $42 million to build their largest, most sophisticated indoor vertical farm to date in the Cane Creek Centre, a joint industrial park for the City of Danville and Pittsylvania County.

Square Roots & Gordon Food Service open Michigan indoor farm

- General News
The ten cloud-connected growing units, employing sophisticated, digitally-controlled hydroponics and LED lighting systems, are projected to produce more than 50,000 lbs. of premium herbs and greens annually, or roughly the equivalent production of a traditional 50-acre farm.