Entries by Dawn Hagin

Podcasts as an Team Development Tool

  Podcasts are ubiquitous nowadays. From politics, to food, to music, to social impact issues, they cover every subject under the sun. When once folks had to pay for scheduled lectures or take classes, podcasts have opened the door to getting expert advice and insights any time, anywhere. You just need a pair of headphones. […]

Changemaker of the Month: Thibaud Sanchez

Thibaud started at Vertical Harvest three years ago as a Farm Associate in the Microgreens department. When Covid hit, he moved into a remote role as our diversity and inclusion associate, helping to facilitate trainings on workplace equity. In this new role, Thibaud has been a champion of fairness, safety, and trying new things. He […]

Fast Company Feature

This feature in Fast Company highlights our expansion plans, our social impact commitment to co-locate with affordable housing across the US, and our continued commitment to providing nourishing food and jobs.  Click to read article.

Introducing Vertical Harvest Philadelphia

  We are thrilled to announce a third farm location for Vertical Harvest — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania!   The farm, scheduled to break ground later this year, will be part of the new Tioga District™ development — a federal qualified opportunity zone located in a food, health, and wellness desert in the upper north area of the […]

Daikon Microgreen: February Microgreen of the Month

Daikon microgreen is our February microgreen of the month. It’s the green that adds the biggest zip to our Spicy Mix and certainly ranks near the top as a customer favorite. It may be a slight exaggeration, but it also seems that just about every piece of sushi sold in Jackson is topped with our […]

Shelf Life Trials — Learning to Maximize Freshness

In an effort to maximize the freshness of Vertical Harvest products, our Microgreen team recently conducted a series of shelf life trials. Included in these first trials were some of our most popular microblends, including Citrus Blend and Spicy Mix. The goal was to: Drive quality control and develop shelf turn-over targets for our microgreen […]

Recipe: Pea Shoot Pesto

  Try this creamy and delicious new spin on pesto with our fresh pea shoots.  It provides a perfect base for a pesto pizza or delights when poured over pasta. Makes 2 to 2-1/2 cups Ingredients 1/2 cup walnuts, raw or toasted 3 cups pea shoots, roughly chopped 1/2 cup grated Parmesan OR Teton Tomme […]

Vertical Farming & Affordable Housing

As many of you may know, Vertical Harvest is a business dedicated to impact. As we develop plans for our expansion, we seek out strategic partnerships to cultivate and enhance the impact our model of farming can have on communities. I’m thrilled to say that last year, we completed a feasibility study to co-locate vertical farms […]

Top 5 Press Hits of 2020

While 2020 was a difficult year in so many ways, there were rays of hope. Part of what made 2020 a hopeful year for us at Vertical Harvest was that it was the year our work and mission seemed to really break through in the media. Below are our Top 5 press hits for 2020 […]