AppHarvest Plants First Tomato Crop with Harvest Expected in Grocery Stores Early Next Year

November 30, 2020 AppHarvest

AppHarvest today announced it has planted its first tomato crop at the company’s high-tech controlled environment agriculture facility in Morehead, Ky. The crop is scheduled to be harvested and available at leading U.S. grocery stores in early 2021.

AppHarvest Hires Nissan’s Travis Parman as Chief Communications Officer

November 30, 2020 AppHarvest

An Appalachian native, Parman joins AppHarvest after serving in a number of global communications roles since 2012 in Paris, Tokyo and Nashville with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance — most recently as vice president for Nissan Americas and president of the Nissan Foundation.

Bowery Farming Appoints Colin Nelson to New Role of Chief Supply Chain Officer

September 30, 2020 Bowery Farming

Bowery Farming (Bowery), the Modern Farming Company, announced today the appointment of Colin Nelson to the newly-created role of Chief Supply Chain Officer. Nelson boasts three decades of experience in end-to-end supply chain management and operations at major multinationals, including Walgreens Boots Alliance, Unilever, and GlaxoSmithKline.

Revolution Farms Expanding Michigan Greenhouse

The indoor farm, located at 2901 76th St. SE, Caledonia, will be adding 87,000 square feet of greenhouse space. Construction started in February, is expected to be completed in July by Pioneer Construction and fully operational by the end of the year.