Indoor vertical farming working on expanding presence within the community and commitment towards Newark.
Aeromark is a certified B Corporation and chief in indoor vertical farming. The corporation announced about receiving its certification for expansion occupancy of the global headquarters in Newark.
In support of its global expansion, Aerofarms recently completed the completion of on going 25,000 sq. ft. for new office space at its headquarters and more build out for R&D and Excellence Innovation Centres.
“New Jersey and Newark have been the perfect home for AeroFarms to recruit the best talent for horticulture, engineering, data science, operations, and food safety enabling us to reimagine agriculture in the Garden State”
In 2015, AeroFarms escorted closely with the City of Newark and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), to shift its headquarters from the Finger Lakes region of New York to Newark with the aim of generating more than 75 year-round jobs for the local community.
Presently, AeroFarms employs more than 150 team members in Newark, and the Company is carrying out on its vision of not only serving the New York metro area, but also serving as the worldwide midpoint for large scale commercialised indoor vertical farming and the most recent in development of proprietary technologies regarding some of the world’s most critical agricultural challenges.
AeroFarms has been primarily paving the way for innovation and technology developments since its establishment and will continue to build on this bequest through continued R&D and infrastructure to preserve its leadership state as the Company scales.
A few days back, AeroFarms Co-Founder and CEO David Rosenberg was picked out as a Top Technology Influencer by New Jersey media, indicating the Company’s leadership in technology and innovation.
“We are scaling farms around the world, partnering closely with major multi-national retailers, and our newly expanded global headquarters will be a showcase for our transformative work and innovation that will further drive our mission to grow the best plants possible for the betterment of humanity.” said Rosenberg.
AeroFarms has a long history of involvement in community, inclusive of partnership with Ironbound Community Corporation and NJ Reentry Program, offering career opportunities to those previously imprisoned or confined.
AeroFarms has made a lot change with its Community Farms, working in partnership with Philips Academy Charter School and their EcoSpaces program based in Newark.
The Company also associated with the City of Jersey City and the World Economic Forum’s Healthy Cities and Communities initiative for the first ever district indoor vertical farming program, which consists of ten vertical farms all over the Jersey City positioned in senior centres, schools, housing complexes, and local buildings.
The sites will produce 19,000 pounds of vegetables yearly, using targeted aeroponics water mist and minimum electricity, and the food will be given out to the community for no cost.
On March 26, 2021, the company announced a definitive business combination agreement with Spring Valley Acquisition Corporation.
Aerofarms publicly trades under the new symbol “ARFM ”
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