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Farewell Jackson Whole Grocer — Hello Whole Foods Market

While it is always hard to say goodbye to a long-standing local business like Jackson Whole Grocer, Vertical Harvest is very excited to welcome Whole Foods Market to Jackson. Whole Foods Market’s commitment to the community and the environment align nicely with our own mission and focus and will help drive positive change throughout our […]

Vertical Harvest Profile in Feast and Field

Feast and Field just gets us. A wonderful new article from this online publication truly captures the Vertical Harvest story. From our dedicated employees, to our farm’s unique architectural design, to our social impact mission and expansion plans, this profile covers it all. The accompanying photos from local Jackson photographer Shivyon Mitchell also beautifully capture […]

Our Most Diverse Farm Share Ever: Order Now!

  Based on the meal-driven concept of our new Crisp Cuisine Boxes, Vertical Harvest’s 2021 Spring Farm Share series will be the most diverse to ever fill your fridge. Each week you will get something exciting and different from the week before and it will lean toward a specific type of cuisine (Italian, Asian, etc.). […]

Changemaker of the Month: Sawyer Lucas-Griffin.

Sawyer works as Job Support for Farm Associate Ty Warner. She helps him evolve his skills and master more and more complex farming tasks. Sawyer is dedicated and innovative in her work to help Ty become independent in all aspects of his job, says coworker Robin Van Houten. “She constantly develops new tools and solutions, […]

Recipe: Sardine Toast with Teton Tomatoes and Citrus Blend

These tasty mouthfuls are a notch above your classic bruschetta — with the addition of salty sardines, and replacing basil with our zippy Citrus Blend. The recipe below makes 8 servings, so you’ll need to adjust up depending on the size of your gathering or the hunger of your guests! Ingredients 8 thick slices of […]

Expanding Our DEI Commitment 

While Vertical Harvest has always held a deep commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we’ve realized that, just like with anything else, if you don’t keep something on the front burner, it will get moved to the back.  DEI is too important to slide into the back burner! Key members of our team, including […]

Vertical Harvest on the Today Show

Two of our co-founders, Nona Yehia and Caroline Croft Estay, (plus a few of our wonderful employees) were featured on the Today Show on Monday, March 8, 2021 in honor of International Women’s Day. View the clip here.

Introducing the Crisp Cuisine Boxes!

Get fresh inspiration for your kitchen creations with our 4 new Crisp Cuisine boxes. Each comes with recipe ideas and the perfect fresh mix of produce. Buy individually or purchase a 4-week subscription and try them all. Watch for a series of recipes using these products right here on the blog. 1. Taste of Tuscany […]

Behind the Scenes with the Grow Well Model: An Interview with Caroline Croft-Estay

  Caroline Croft Estay, Vertical Harvest Co-Founder and Director of Diversity and Inclusion, developed and continually evolves the company’s groundbreaking employment model, Grow Well. The blog team sat down with Caroline to learn more about Grow Well and how it’s made a difference in employee satisfaction and retention at Vertical Harvest. Let’s Dive In: Blog […]

Changemaker of the Month: Robin Van Houten

Robin joined the Vertical Harvest team in August 2018.⁠ He started as an integrated pest management associate on the tomato floor and has worked his way up to tomato crop manager and assistant production manager. Robin embodies compassion, fun and curiosity and is a core part of Vertical Harvest’s inclusive culture, says Caroline Croft Estay, […]