AeroFarms is a company with an indoor vertical farm that uses LED lighting and a patented aeroponic method uses a mist of nutrients, water and oxygen and no sun or soil. ( AeroFarms )

AeroFarms, Newark, N.J., was named to Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas for the third year in a row.

AeroFarms placed in four categories: finalists in the general excellence and artificial intelligence and data categories, and honorable mentions in the food and spaces, places and cities categories.  

“We are not just a farm. We are a group of full-stack, world-class experts where horticulture intersects with engineering, food safety, data science, and nutrition, giving us the unique capability to understand plant biology in an unprecedented way,” Marc Oshima, chief marketing officer and co-founder, said in a news release.

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