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Best Aeroponics Innovators

We are just realizing we have lost control of where our food comes from or what is the process of getting it. That has just made us more aware and is finally starting to invoke certain types of actions to do something about it. Individuals and families are increasingly aware of their role in the whole process, and are looking for solutions that are within their control. Here you can take a look at how some of the pioneers in aeroponics industry made their very own changes and made businesses out of it.
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Caleb Harper is the Principal Investigator and Director of the Open Agriculture (OpenAG) Initiative at the MIT Media Lab. He leads a diverse group of engineers, architects and scientists in the exploration and development of future food systems. Caleb’s research focuses in the areas of control environment design, actuated sensing, control automation and data-driven resource, energy and biologic optimization. His group, together with strategic partners, is developing an open-source agricultu...

Boston, Massachusetts

Jennifer Broutin Farah is the Founder & CEO of Sproutsio, where she leads the development of new technologies redefining our interactions with food. Her career has been focused on developing sustainable urban systems that prioritize small-scale interventions to create large-scale impact. She has an insatiable curiosity and the mettle to make the impossible possible. Jennifer earned an M.S. in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab, an M.S. Advanced Architecture Design from Columb...

Tallinn, Estonia

Mattias Lepp is the CEO and founder of ‘Click & Grow’, Estonian company that is developing and manufacturing the device that allows you to grow your own fresh produce on your kitchen counter. Click & Grow’s technology allows to grow fresh food and pharmaceutical plants for 80% cheaper than currently available technologies, thereby using 93% less water than traditional agriculture. By using special LED lighting, the price of running the device for an entire year come...

Neenah, Wisconsin

Benjamin Staffeldt grew up on a farm and has been working in a garden center. When he and his wife Sara moved into a rental home, it was only natural he’d want to start farming his shared backyard. They began with containers and then bought a greenhouse kit to extend the growing season. Soon after, they were selling their produce to local supermarkets and restaurants. By deciding to grow vertically, they maximised their greenhouse space, and by choosing aeroponics as their main system,...