Startup building sustainable indoor farms in coal country with help from Martha Stewart

A leading applied technology company is building high-tech indoor farms to grow affordable and nutritious produce at scale. AppHarvest recently delivered its first-ever harvest—Beefsteak tomatoes—to select national retailers such as Kroger, Publix, Walmart, Food City, and Meijer. The sustainably grown vegetable crops were gathered from the company’s 60-acre flagship indoor farm in Morehead, Kentucky. These

When a man heard that farmers were destroying unsold produce, he brought them to food banks who need them

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), there are about 1.3 billion tons of food wasted worldwide each year. That number amounts to one-third of edible food produced for human consumption. Not wanting to add to that figure, an Othello, Washington, resident named George Ahern quickly took action when he