Added by on 2018-08-05

Mike Zelkind, CEO and co-founder of 80 Acres Farms, a hydroponic, indoor farm that disrupts the current food supply chain by growing local food year-round in a sustainable and healthier way. These farms use 97% less water and yield 100 times more than traditional farming with ZERO pesticides, while operating year-round. There is a better way. FB: 80AcresFarms, Instagram: 80acresfarms, LinkedIn: Mike Zelkind, Pinterest: 80acresfarm0247, Twitter: 80AcresFarms, Website: 80acresfarms.com 80 Acres Farms is an indoor farming company that grows the highest quality fruits and vegetables in an energy efficient, modular environment. 80 Acres was created to make a difference in our communities by providing affordable, fresh, local food. His passion for creating a better food supply solution developed into 80 Acres Farms. In his prior role, Mike was President, CEO of Sager Creek Vegetable Company, a Division of Del Monte Foods. He connected with many farmers along the way and valued the role of local food in enabling stronger and healthier communities. Over his career, he held Senior Executive roles withiThn leading Domestic and International companies such as General Mills, Del Monte, BumbleBee, Advance Pierre and ConAgra Foods, as well as major Consulting and Private Equity Firms. Fun fact, Mike was a professional chess player in his late teens. Mike Zelkind is the co-founder and CEO of 80 Acres Farms. 80 Acres Farms is an indoor farming company that grows the highest quality fruits and vegetables in an energy efficient, modular environment. These farms use 97% less water and yield 100 times more than traditional farming with ZERO pesticides, while operating year-round. 80 Acres was created to make a difference in our communities by providing affordable, fresh, local food. His passion for creating a better food supply solution developed into 80 Acres Farms. In his prior role, Mike was President, […]

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  • Jim Wells 2 months ago

    It was great to meet you and I hope we get the chance to visit 80 acres. We have already started getting your tomatoes via Green bean!

  • Kevin Noriega 2 months ago

    The agricultural revolution has started. Can’t wait to see the future of this company.

  • TheBaddbob 2 months ago

    Great stuff! I loved talking to your parents. They are very proud of you.

  • Jami Edelheit 2 months ago

    Mike, you have a solution to help feed the world! Incredible:) Growing 80 acres in 1/4 acre building.

  • SoulGook 2 months ago

    I would have loved to see this place in person. Great meeting you Mike!