VINEYARD, Utah, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Grōv Technologies’ Olympus Tower Farm was named Honorable Mention of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Award. The awards honor the companies, insurance policies, tasks, and ideas which can be actively engaged and deeply dedicated to pursuing innovation in terms of fixing well being and local weather crises, social injustice, or financial inequality.
Named as an Honorable Mention within the Food Category, Grōv Technologies’ Olympus Tower enters the market at a time when farmers are being requested to do extra with much less, amid droughts, altering climates and necessities to be extra sustainable.
The helix-shaped Olympus Tower is designed with sustainability and financial viability in thoughts. Utilizing micro-sensors, massive knowledge and science-based rising protocols Olympus produces unmatched high-density nutrient (HDN) feed that has proven to profit the animals and enhance feed-to-yield effectivity. Taking up solely 857 sq. ft of house, only one Olympus Tower can produce 6,000 kilos of sprouted wheat/barley grass per day utilizing lower than 5% of the water and exchange over 35-50 acres utilized in conventional farming.
“The Western U.S. is in one of the most severe droughts in decades, and food security is a growing concern around the world,” mentioned Steve Lindsley, president of Grōv Technologies. “Grōv’s vision is to give farmers the science and technology they need to address these issues and grow their businesses for generations to come. Our early studies have shown that our technology and the Tower Farm are having a positive impact on both the planet and the farmers’ bottom-line.”
In addition to Grov’s indoor feed middle on the Bateman Mosida Farms in Utah, the corporate lately introduced gross sales agreements with the Hunter Ridge Dairy in Colorado and the River Ranch Dairy in California. These two new installations will likely be accomplished later this 12 months.
“There is no question our society and planet are facing deeply troubling times. So, it’s important to recognize organizations that are using their ingenuity, impact, design, scalability, and passion to solve these problems,” says Stephanie Mehta, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “Our journalists, under the leadership of senior editor Morgan Clendaniel, have discovered some of the most groundbreaking projects that have launched since the start of 2020.”
For extra details about Grōv Technologies and its Olympus Tower Farm, please go to www.grovtech.com.
About the World Changing Ideas Awards
World Changing Ideas is one among Fast Company’s main annual awards applications and is concentrated on social good, looking for to raise completed merchandise and courageous ideas that make the world higher. A panel of judges from throughout sectors select winners, finalists, and honorable mentions primarily based on feasibility and the potential for affect. With the targets of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company attracts consideration to concepts with nice potential and helps them increase their attain to encourage extra individuals to begin engaged on fixing the issues that have an effect on us all.
About Grōv Technologies, LLC
Grōv Technologies is pioneering the subsequent era of agricultural expertise and proprietary science to assist meet the calls for of world meals safety. The firm is creating enterprise-scale, automated managed surroundings agriculture (CEA) methods to develop high-density nutrient animal feed, contemporary produce and different crops utilizing considerably much less water and sources than conventional farming. These methods make the most of patented low-heat LED expertise, robotic seed-to-harvest methods and scientifically confirmed indoor rising protocols. Grōv is a completely owned by Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS), which develops and distributes a complete line of premium-quality magnificence and wellness options via a worldwide community of gross sales leaders in Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Pacific.
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