HydroGreen and Vertical Harvest Farms recognized in Fast Company's 2022

The winners of Fast Company's 2022 World-Changing Ideas Awards were announced, honoring brave new designs for cities and buildings, clean technology, innovative corporate initiatives, and other creative works that are supporting the growth of positive social innovation, tackling social inequality, climate change, and public health crises.

Vertical Harvest - architects and operators of the first vertical hydroponic greenhouse in North America - received four Honorable Mention awards for Best World Changing Idea North America, Corporate Social Responsibility, General Excellence, and Social Justice.

Nona Yehia, CEO of Vertical Harvest, said, "We are incredibly proud to be recognized by Fast Company for the second year in a row, this time for our Grow Well Ecosystem, which is focused on our unique approach to customized employment for people with disabilities and how we activate the community to support more economic inclusion." Yehia continued, "At Vertical Harvest in 2022, we begin to scale nationally, both with Farms and our community-centered Grow Well approach. We are out to prove that you can build a purpose-built brand where the social and community impact is integral to the business model, and we appreciate having an esteemed media brand like Fast Company recognize what we're doing as a model for positive change across cities and lives."

Also, CubicFarm Systems received an honorable mention for its HydroGreen technology in the Best World Changing Idea – North America category.

“We’re delighted to have HydroGreen recognized in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards this year, building on CubicFarms’ recognition in the same category in 2021,” said Dan Schmidt, President of HydroGreen. “Farmers and ranchers around the world are under increasing pressure to do more with less. Automated Vertical Pastures™ offer a unique solution that maximizes efficiencies and better utilizes our natural resources like land, water, and energy. We’re proud that in addition to the significant environmental benefits of HydroGreen growing, the nutritional and performance improvements are game-changers in the industry.”

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