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AgriFacture and True Ridge Collaborate to Provide 3-D Printed Face Shields to Community

AgriFacture and True Ridge have announced a collaboration in which they will be providing face shields to members of the Hendersonville community. This project is a joint effort between the two organizations to provide materials for people in need of them during COVID-19. The face shields produced by AgriFacture are custom made on AgriFacture’s 3-D …

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Better Shrooms NOW AVAILABLE for Pickup

AgriFacture’s Better Shrooms are now available for pickup at AgriFacture’s Operations facility in Flat Rock, North Carolina. AgriFacture is a family-run indoor vertical farm that grows fresh, organic mushrooms year-round in a highly-controlled environment. The mushrooms are Florida Oysters, and because they are organic and sustainably grown, we call them Better Shrooms. They are also …

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Here’s How You Can Help Farmers During COVID-19

Our local farmers need our help. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a potentially devastating impact on local farms. In a recent ASAP survey of farmers about the effects of the COVID-19 emergency, eighty percent reported an immediate decrease in customers and sales. Two thirds reported that if disruptions persist for several months, the long-term financial hardship would …

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AgriFacture Receives Appalachian Grown Farmer Immediate Needs Grant

This week, AgriFacture was chosen as a recipient of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP)’s Appalachian Grown Farmer Immediate Needs Grant. This support will help AgriFacture continue to supply Better Shrooms mushrooms to customers during this critical time.  “We can’t express the appreciation we have for ASAP,” says AgriFacture CEO Ed McCammon, “both for qualifying us …

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AgriFacture’s Better Shrooms Receive ASAP Appalachian Grown Certification

This week, AgriFacture received official Appalachian Grown certification through the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP). Appalachian Grown is ASAP’s branding program for farms, tailgate markets, retailers, and wholesalers that certifies food and agricultural products grown or raised on farms in Western North Carolina and the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Being certified as Appalachian Grown is equivalent …

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AgriFacture Donates 5 Pounds of Mushrooms to Hendersonville Rescue Mission

This week, AgriFacture delivered 5 pounds of fresh, sustainably-grown mushrooms to Hendersonville Rescue Mission for them to serve to community members in need. The donation comes when food banks are seeing a dramatic increase in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “We sometimes get mushrooms from produce departments, or canned mushrooms from stores, but never …

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From Basement Testing to Better Shrooms: The AgriFacture Timeline

10 years ago, AgriFacture co-founders Ed McCammon and David Scranton sat down and discussed the potential crises facing our planet – Water, Energy, and Agriculture – and decided to find a solution. After a decade of thorough research, development, and testing, AgriFacture is now supplying its Better Shrooms mushrooms to local co-ops and restaurants. Here’s …

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What If Robots Grew Our Food?

Utilizing robotics can change the entire face of agriculture as we know it today. Imagine a vertical indoor farm that yields significant amounts of high-quality food, with just a fraction of the land and resources of a traditional farm. This is not a scene from a sci-fi movie – it is an incredibly fast-approaching realty. …

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