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Rest Easy: Our Romaine Safety Statement

On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning to consumers and retailers in response to an outbreak of E. Coli linked to romaine lettuce produced in Salinas, California. We launched Vertical Roots to make sure that our...

SCETV – Making It Grow

SCETV – Making It Grow

SCETV features Vertical Roots farm site on State Farmer's Market in Columbia, SC. Making It Grow visits Vertical Roots Farm at the South Carolina State Farmers Market. Andrew Hare talks about how they grow produce in repurposed shipping containers. Watch the...

Vertical Roots General Manager Andrew Hare Named Southeast Produce Council’s “Next Generation Award” 2019 Recipient

Vertical Roots General Manager Andrew Hare Named Southeast Produce Council’s “Next Generation Award” 2019 Recipient

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Award recognizes produce leaders making a difference in the industry.   CHARLESTON, S.C. - Sept. 17, 2019 - Vertical Roots announced today that its general manager and co-founder, Andrew Hare, was named the Southeast Produce Council (SEPC)...

This is AmplifiedAg

This is AmplifiedAg

AmplifiedAg is a South Carolina startup that is uniting agriculture and technology to revolutionize how communities grow, distribute, and consume food. We are farmers, coders, engineers, and foodies. But more than that, we are a community of passionately curious,...

What does it mean to be a farmer?

What does it mean to be a farmer?

Agriculture is an ancient tradition. As such, it’s not entirely surprising that our mental image of “the farmer” is badly outdated. Agriculture may be ancient, but farmers aren’t historical artifacts!  For many, a farmer is an older, overall-clad man with a 5 o’clock...

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