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Changemaker of the Month: Taylor Eckerson

Taylor joined Vertical Harvest right when the greenhouse doors opened in 2016. She’s worked her way from volunteer, to greenhouse job support, to her current vital role juggling special projects for administration, finance, operations, and payroll. Taylor is a constant source of positive energy, a great sounding board for any idea, and knows the answer […]

Winter Farm Share — Weekly Offerings

Get ready to get creative in your kitchen. Our Winter Farm Share features your favorite microgreens, a taste of some exciting new petite green blends, a hint of edible flowers, plus tasty tomatoes and lettuce now and then. Look for our crunchy new Asian Bao Bao Blend in your January 15 Box. Mixing Chinese cabbage, […]

Growing Custom Greens for Chefs

Did you know that we work directly with restaurants to test out new products? We meet with chefs to discover their favorite flavor profiles and customize our grows to meet individual chef and restaurant needs. We even create personalized blends for specific dishes. This partnership has led to more options in the greenhouse, and, we […]

Nona Yehia Chosen for Indoor Ag-Con Board

We are excited to announce that our CEO, Nona Yehia, was selected for the inaugural advisory board of Indoor Ag-Con, the nation’s premier trade show for the indoor agriculture/vertical farming industry. Although with 11 other thought leaders from across the agriculture supply chain – from grocers to commercial real estate — Nona will advise and […]

Microgreen of the Month: Red-Veined Sorrel

One of our most popular (and pretty) microgreens is citrusy Red-Veined Sorrel. We harvest it at the baby leaf size so it is super tender and at the perfect stage to use directly as a garnish. (FYI — if it’s grown to full size, you need to cook it like spinach). Purchase Red-Veined Sorrel in […]

Changemaker of the Month: Tim Mclaurin

Tim joined the greenhouse crew the day we opened our doors in 2016. He’s played an integral part in building our culture and sharing Vertical Harvest pride with the world. He is an advocate for people with disabilities and very open about his story and how he finds his center through music, friends, family and […]

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 […]