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Redefining local: Urban ag's promise and possibility - podcast

Vertical farmers are growing real businesses as they push consumers and the food industry to rethink local. Some leaders making it work chat about this on the Fodder podcast powered by Esca Bona.

The promise of vertical farms and other urban agriculture projects once seemed like way-off dreams of the ag-tech set. No longer is this the case. Today, farms of all sizes—with dirt and without—support local food systems in various ways. Think neighborhood communities, diverse citywide growing operations, greens making it to grocery shelves statewide and microgreens delivered via bike (and subway) to top restaurants.

In this episode, delve into the vision with Robert Laing, the CEO of Farm.One; Alina Zolotareva, the senior marketing manager at AeroFarms; and Henry Gordon-Smith, the managing director of Agritecture.

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Find us on the interwebs

This is the first episode of the Fodder podcast powered by New Hope Network's Esca Bona platform. You can find us here on and on Soundcloud. Watch for Fodder to land soon on iTunes, Google Play and other places you find your podcasts.

Have an "innovation for good food" idea we should consider for Fodder? Want to offer feedback on our latest episode? Email us at [email protected]

And in person

Join Esca Bona at the Food Funded Entrepeneurship and Investor Fair June 6 in San Francisco.

Fodder podcast underwriters logos 301Inc, Giannuzzi Group, Healthy Lifestyle Brands, Whipstitch Capital

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