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Spotlight: Sean McBride

Spotlight: Sean McBride

Horticulture is just one piece of the puzzle  Our team is dedicated to the mission of providing global access to safe food, but that's not the only thing that makes them an asset to our team. It's their motivation to make a difference in many different areas, breaking...

Vertical Roots Pesto

Vertical Roots Pesto

Have some leftover greens in your fridge?  Who said lettuce is only for salads? This twist on a classic pesto recipe is so simple and versatile! It's delicious on pasta, baked into bread, with breakfast eggs, or just adding extra flavor to vegetables. Ingredients 2...

Farmer Spotlight: Kindall Brantley

Farmer Spotlight: Kindall Brantley

Farming is just one piece of the puzzle  Our team is dedicated to the mission of providing global access to safe food, but that's not the only thing that makes them an asset to our team. It's their motivation to make a difference in many different areas, breaking...

Farmer Spotlight: Ashleigh Burgess

Farmer Spotlight: Ashleigh Burgess

Farming is just one piece of the puzzle  Our team is dedicated to the mission of providing global access to safe food, but that's not the only thing that makes them an asset to our team. It's their motivation to make a difference in many different areas, breaking...

South Carolina Public Radio Features Vertical Roots and AmplifiedAg

South Carolina Public Radio Features Vertical Roots and AmplifiedAg

"During this time of crisis, being able to secure clean, safe food has become a priority.  Our next guest’s company has been in that business for several years and is helping to fill the void being caused by a shortage of farm workers." Mike Switzer interviews Don...

Columbia-area food suppliers adapt as restaurants sales drop

Columbia-area food suppliers adapt as restaurants sales drop

The Post and  Courier – Free Times highlights Vertical Roots farms in Charleston and Columbia, SC. “Charleston’s Vertical Roots, which has a growing site in West Columbia, saw an initial 30 to 40 percent retail sales spike but then saw that dip back to average sales,...

Coping with Covid: Vertical Roots  – Charleston  Business Journal

Coping with Covid: Vertical Roots – Charleston Business Journal

Charleston Business speaks with Andrew Hare, GM of Vertical Roots. “This virus, this pandemic, has not changed how we operate,” Hare said. “We abide by the highest level of food safety, and that’s not changing whether or not there’s a ... virus spreading.” Hare said...

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...

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