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Lakeland Fresh Farms Furthers Social Mission by Partnering with Forgotten Harvest

Aug 05, 2022
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. – August 3, 2022 – Lakeland Fresh Farms, a local producer of hydroponically grown greens, announced today it will donate its excess produce to Forgotten Harvest, a metro Detroit charity committed to delivering food to families in need, free of charge. In harmony with Forgotten Harvest’s mission to relieve hunger and prevent nutritious food waste, Lakeland will...
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We need to redefine our relationship with food: How will we feed a hotter, smarter and more crowded world?

Aug 05, 2022
Original Article From World Economic Forum Article published on July 15, 2022. Authored by Sudhanshu Sarronwala, Chief Impact Officer at Infarm. With the world’s population expected to hit 10 billion in 2050, we urgently need to find better ways to produce and distribute food. Agricultural technology is enabling new ways of producing food – ranging from vertical farming to alternative...
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DTE Case Study

Jun 06, 2022
In 2021, we had the opportunity to participate in the DTE Grow Energy Efficiently Pilot Program. The program awarded us significant financial incentives that provided us a strong economic footing to build our brand and presence in the produce industry. Learn more about the program and our energy savings below....
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Lakeland Fresh Farms Expands its Sustainable Footprint with Two New Products

May 23, 2022
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. – May 23, 2022 – Lakeland Fresh Farms, a local producer of hydroponically grown greens, announced today the launch of two new products – Pure Romaine and Crisp ‘N Clean leaf lettuce. The crops are now part of Lakeland Fresh Farms’ suite of products gracing the produce section of local grocers, the tabletops of fine dining restaurants,...
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Lakeland Fresh Farms sets the bar for hydroponically grown greens

May 06, 2022
Chesterfield Twp., Mich. (April 26, 2021) Hydroponic farming is here. Joseph Corace and a group of scientists and entrepreneurs have launched Lakeland Fresh Farms in Macomb County, and just as Detroit automakers changed the way people drive, Lakeland will change the way people farm. “This is the future, absolutely,” said Corace, Lakeland’s president and CEO shortly before giving his guest...
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Lakeland Fresh Farms Goes Green with Rebate in Excess of $500,000 from DTE Grow Energy Efficiently Pilot Program

Apr 27, 2022
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. – April 27, 2022 – Lakeland Fresh Farms, a local producer of hydroponically grown greens, announced today it has been rewarded a rebate in excess of $500,000 from the DTE Grow Energy Efficiently Pilot Program. The financial incentive, issued to participating indoor agricultural organizations in Southeast Michigan, will enable Lakeland Fresh Farms to further its energy conscious...
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Lakeland Fresh Farms Names John Keurajian as Director of Sales

Dec 01, 2021
Lakeland Fresh Farms, a local producer of hydroponically grown greens, announces that John Keurajian has joined the team as director of sales. “We are excited to add John to our leadership team as director of sales,” said Joe Corace, president and CEO of Lakeland Fresh Farms. “John comes to us with a great deal of experience and market expertise, and...
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Hydroponics vs. Traditional Farming: 8 Improvements Made by Hydroponic Systems

Nov 12, 2021
Original Article From Eden Green Technology Article published on January 12, 2021. “Traditional farming has remained mostly unchanged for centuries. Yes, there have been advances in irrigation, genetic engineering of seeds, and commercial farm equipment. But we still place seeds into the soil, apply water and sun, and wait for the harvest season. That’s how it’s always been. But is...
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The Tastefulness and Quality of Hydroponic Produce; What are the Benefits

Nov 12, 2021
Original Article From Farmly Place Article published on October 15, 2020. “As children, we’re taught that plants need soil, sunlight, and water to survive. Hydroponic growing flips that idea on its head, Proving that exceptional food can be grown in small spaces without the need for cultivating soil or using (harmful/excessive) fertilizers. Especially when it comes to urban farming and...
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Hydroponics on the Horizon: Benefits for Fresh Produce Businesses

Nov 10, 2021
Original Article From Aptean Article published on April 15, 2021. “Hydroponics is a hot topic in the commercial farming industry, and for good reason. According to a recent report, the global hydroponics system market was valued at $9.5 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach nearly $18 billion by 2026. As a fresh produce business, you might be wondering...
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