COOL HUNTING VIDEO: Bonton Farms is Reviving a South Dallas Community

An agricultural center that enriches the lives of so many people

One of the most special destinations in Dallas, Bonton Farms is more than an agricultural operation. Located in a once-forgotten and much-neglected neighborhood, Bonton Farms cultivates community—and hope—by offering employment opportunities, career mentorship, nutrition and cooking classes, financial education, and even a rent-to-own housing program. It not only provides nourishment in a “food desert,” but has also become a flourishing center for everyone near and …

TriBeCa’s Hydroponic Wonderland of Herbs and Spices, Farm.One

An urban vertical farm producing rare ingredients for some of NYC's best restaurants

There’s one window into TriBeCa’s Farm.One, a series of hydroponic vertical gardens producing greens for some of NYC’s best restaurants. That window, however, faces into the building and walking by it gives reason to pause. There, just beyond the glass, is tier upon tier of rolling racks with rare herbs and spices and even edible flowers. There’s no natural light, only the power of regulated …

Vertical Farming in Wyoming

Jackson, Wyoming will soon be home to one of the world’s first vertical farm. The town has partnered with startup Vertical Harvest to transform an empty, abandoned lot into an efficient, urban greenhouse. A vertical conveyor belt system will rotate microgreens, tomatoes and herbs, supplying the plants with sufficient sunlight and nutrients as they move from floor to floor. The innovative design hopes to replace …