Added by on 2019-06-19

The world’s population is expected to grow to nearly 10 Billion people by 2050 and 80% of those people will live in urban areas. Today, leafy greens travel on average over 2,000 miles to reach your plate and during that transit, many of their nutrients are lost. In this exclusive interview with Bold Business, Box Greens Co-Founder Lisa Merkle discusses the future state of indoor farming and how her company is changing the landscape in Miami. Read more about Box Greens at Bold Business: https://www.boldbusiness.com/nutrition/indoor-farming-solving-food-security-challenges/ To learn more about Indoor Farming view the following infographic: https://www.boldbusiness.com/bold-infographics/indoor-farming-solving-global-food-security-challenges-infographic/ Box Greens Hydrophic Farms is Miami’s Hydroponic Technology Incubator. Hydroponic gardening is soil-less, water-based gardening. The company is growing and harvesting fresh greens in Miami and distributing throughout South Florida. Hydroponic farming uses sustainable and environmentally friendly technology enabled farming. By doing so, they are able to provide a superior product that is free of pesticides, herbicides that are non-GMO with incredible taste and nutrition. The food is dirt free, uses 90% less water than traditional agriculture and locally grown. The company was founded by sisters Cheryl Arnold and Lisa Merkle along with Olivia Wong. They are using a sustainable business model and food education to unify the local community. You can learn more about them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/boxgreens/ Bold Business exclusive interview of Lisa Merkle was conducted by Associate Publisher John R. Miles and President of Project Bold Life Dawna Stone. You can read more from Lisa Merkle at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/big-red-barns-yellow-tractors-cockadoodeling-roosters-lisa-merkle Featured Bold Leader: Lisa Merkle Co-Founder Box Greens Principal Lisa Merkle Productions LLR Consulting Lisa spent a decade prior to Box Greens engrossed in the world of Fashion, Art, and Media as Studio Manager for Photographer Bruce Weber and partner, Producer Nan Bush. Bold Business communicates and enables Bold Business Ideas and Actions […]

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