Little Leaf Farms Raises $300M in Capital with Financing from TPG’s The Rise Fund and Bank of America

June 16, 2022 Little Leaf Farms

The capital will support aggressive growth and expansion of farms and distribution, making Little Leaf Farms’ local lettuces accessible to more than half of the country’s population by 2026. Immediate expansion and a doubling of acreage comes with the opening of a new greenhouse in McAdoo, Pennsylvania this summer.

OPS 2022 Educational Session Announcement: CEA Part 2 – CEA of Tomorrow: From the Greenhouse to the Consumer

The burgeoning growth of controlled environment agriculture (CEA) and how growers and consumers view this emerging segment of fresh produce production is the second of two educational sessions devoted to CEA at Organic Produce Summit (OPS) 2022.

OPS 2022 Announces First Ed Session – CEA Part 1 Hydroponics: To Soil or Not to Soil?

February 21, 2022 Organic Produce Summit

The continued growth of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) and the ramifications of hydroponically grown items being eligible for organic certification will be the subject of the first announced educational session at Organic Produce Summit 2022. Hydroponics: To Soil or Not to Soil? will feature industry leaders from opposing sides of the issue discussing the current lawsuit filed against USDA, and what the future of organic hydroponics may look like.

Soli Organic to Build First Soil-Based Organic Indoor Farm in Seattle Area

February 11, 2022 Soli Organic Inc.

Soli Organic Inc., the nation’s only soil-based, controlled environment agriculture company delivering 100% USDA certified organic produce to more than 20,000 retail stores nationwide, today announced plans to build a new soil-based, controlled environment agriculture farm in Marysville, Washington. The 130,000 square-foot farm will supply 5 million pounds of affordable USDA certified organic herbs and leafy greens each year and support 150 local, well-paying jobs in the Seattle area.