Entries by Dawn Hagin

Profile in Edible Maine

Vertical Harvest’s new Westbrook location was profiled prominently in the Winter 2020/2021 issue of Edible Maine, a premier food publication in the state. The article focused on the importance of vertical farming in making cold climate communities more sustainable. View full article here. 

Edible Flowers Bloom in the Greenhouse

If you frequented the farmers market in Jackson this past summer you probably spotted the debut of our edible flower mixes. Their popularity told us we were on to something. Vertical Harvest is now poised to go “all in” on these vibrant and flavorful beauties. We’ve greatly expanded our production capacity in the greenhouse and […]

Podcasts Feature Our CEO, Nona Yehia

Podcasts are a booming business nowadays, lending insight and introspection on topics far and wide. Nona Yehia, our co-founder and CEO, has been a popular guest recently on programs as diverse as The Evolving Digital Self, which explores conscientious use of technology, to Soul of a Leader, which explores leadership styles that uplift and embrace […]

Compostable Changes Make the Greenhouse Even “Greener”

Vertical Harvest is paving the way to an even more sustainable future with two recent changes: Transforming the vast majority of our produce waste into fertilizer, and Switching to 99% compostable packaging  Greenhouse Waste = Fertilizer Working with WyoFarm Composting, each week we send 320 gallons of produce waste to decompose into fertilizer instead of […]

Introducing Thanksgiving Harvest Boxes

For most folks, Thanksgiving will look a little different this year — with friends and family at a (social) distance. But that doesn’t mean we can’t all celebrate. We just need to get creative. So we’re introducing the Thanksgiving Harvest Box as a new way to help you give thanks. Developed in partnership with two […]

CNN Champion for Change

We were so honored that Vertical Harvest, our team of changemakers, and our CEO Nona Yehia were named a CNN Champion for Change in 2020. This award profiles 10 innovators leading the charge to a better world with new ideas and groundbreaking solutions. Click the button below to view a promotional clip, or read the […]