January 24, 2019
12-2 PM

Hyper-Local Vertical Farming in NYC

Presenter: Rob Laing, CEO and founder of Farm.One

Overview: Discover how one Tribeca startup is using sustainable agriculture, indoor hydroponic vertical farming, hyperlocal sourcing and the newest technologies to grow Manhattan’s freshest, most flavorful, chemical-free rare herbs, microgreens, and edible flowers.

Rob Laing operates the high-tech “vertical” chef’s farm Farm.One with two locations in TriBeCa and downtown Manhattan. Started in 2016, Farm.One grows rare herbs, edible flowers, microgreens and other exotic produce year-round and pesticide-free, using hydroponics and LED lighting. They sell to some of the best restaurants in the city, with 17 Michelin stars among their customers. Rob is an experienced startup founder who is passionate about urban agriculture, plant-based eating and using technology for clean, accessible food.

Accredited for 2 CEU credits through AIA. 

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