Eric Greifenberger Joins Upward Farms as Vice President of Marketing and Sales

August 27, 2021 Upward Farms

Upward Farms, an aquaponic vertical farm revolutionizing indoor agriculture,  has named seasoned consumer packaged goods (CPG) executive Eric Greifenberger Vice President of Marketing and Sales. With 25 years of experience in the CPG space, Greifenberger has spent his career shaping strategies and driving profitable growth for brands across the food and beverage industry.

Springworks Increases Distribution with Hannaford Supermarkets to Stores in New York, New Hampshire and Vermont

June 25, 2020 Springworks

Springworks, the largest aquaponic greenhouse operation in New England, announced that its Green Leaf and Boston Bibb products are now available in all Hannaford Supermarkets stores. The increased distribution to the retailer’s Scodac, NY distribution center comes just ten months after Springworks switched from direct delivery to all stores served by the Scarborough, ME distribution center.

Risk of E. Coli in Hydroponic and Aquaponic Systems May be Greater Than Once Thought

April 7, 2020 Purdue University

A spate of foodborne illnesses in leafy greens and other produce in recent years has sickened consumers and disrupted growers and supply chains. It’s been thought that hydroponic and aquaponic systems could reduce these issues since there is little opportunity for pathogens like E. coli to contaminate the edible parts of plants.