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The Healthy & Local Benefits of Vertical Roots Lettuces

The Healthy & Local Benefits of Vertical Roots Lettuces

We are closely following the coronavirus (COVID-19) with the guidance of the South Carolina Department of Health (SCDHEC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Vertical Roots takes your health seriously, check out our blog post about the safety...

Which Hydroponic System is Right for You?

Which Hydroponic System is Right for You?

How can you start a home hydroponic farm? Learn about the different ways to grow plants hydroponically and decide which hydroponic system makes the most sense for you. If you’re a teacher interested in giving your class a unique learning experience on a hydroponic...

The What and Why of Hydroponic Farming

The What and Why of Hydroponic Farming

What is hydroponics? How does it work? How does hydroponic farming compare to traditional farming?  When we tell people that we grow our produce using hydroponics, we usually get something close to this response:  “Sounds cool...sounds like it has something to do with...

Rest Easy: Our Romaine Safety Statement

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...

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,...

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