The kale came from inside the house, with Click & Grow

Fresh produce is an important cornerstone of a healthy diet, and if Click & Grow gets a say, it wants to make that easier by inviting you to grow your own food, right at home. The company today la

Concert Bio lands pre-seed round to fix hydroponic farming’s ‘dirty secret’

The startup hopes microbiome-as-a-service will help boost crop yields in greenhouses.

Hydroponic farming startup Just Vertical cultivates growth at home 

The indoor growing industry is starting to scale. Farms that utilize hydroponics and traditional greenhouses have started to become integral parts of our food supply chain.   

Rise Gardens grows with $9M Series A to help anyone be an indoor farmer

As more consumers embrace plant-based diets and sustainable food practices, Rise Gardens is giving anyone the ability to have a green thumb from the comfort of their own home.

New York-based indoor ag company Gotham Greens raises $87 million

Lettuce celebrate the rise of indoor agriculture. In the past few months, AppHarvest, a developer of greenhouse tomato farms, went public through a special purpose acquisition vehicle, vertical farmin

MIT’s ‘cyber-agriculture’ optimizes basil flavors

The days when you could simply grow a basil plant from a seed by placing it on your windowsill and watering it regularly are gone — there's no point now that machine learning-optimized hydroponic "c

Iron Ox opens its first fully autonomous farm

For the last two and a half years, Iron Ox has been working on perfecting its agricultural robots to tend its indoor farms. After first testing its systems on a small scale, the company is opening its

The Smart Garden 9 is a self-contained kitchen garden for your “herbs” and vegetables

When we last met Click & Grow they were selling a massive wall garden designed for indoor gardening. Their new product, called the Smart Garden, is a self-contained kit pod for growing fruits, veg

This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: Disrupt, Acer, And Hydroponics

This week on the TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast we talk about Acer (WTF, Acer?), Disrupt, and Bitponics. This time we’re joined by Matt Burns, Darrell Etherington, Greg Kumparak, and Michael Seo as

Bitponics Offers A Cloud-Managed Hydroponic Grow Op Anyone Can Operate

Kickstarter-funded Bitponics was showing off its finished product at TechCrunch Disrupt NY's Hardware Alley today in New York, which is shipping out to backers in the next few weeks according to compa