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Plants Show very Heavy Increase in Growth and Production with Live-Silver

Author: Live-Silver
Dateline: Pomona, California (POMONA, Calif.)  | Mon, 13 Jan 2014

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Live-Silver today announced that tests made by Live-Silver of Pomona, Calif. show plants grown hydroponically, as well as in soil, indicate annual plants grow to twice the height and width of control plants when 2 percent of Live-Silver's new supercharged colloidal silver is added to the standard nutrients.”



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Live-Silver today announced that tests made by Live-Silver of Pomona, Calif. show plants grown hydroponically, as well as in soil, indicate annual plants grow to twice the height and width of control plants when 2 percent of Live-Silver's new supercharged colloidal silver is added to the standard nutrients.

"Experiments were made with tomatoes and medical marijuana. Both produced about six times the weight as well as the sinsenilla in the marijuana. The sinsenilla is the THC product growers really want," says Mr. Marvin Lee Robey, of Live-Silver. "Plants were very healthy and tomatoes had excellent flavor."

Plants raised in soil also produced over five times the weight of control plants when the plant roots were watered with one cup of electrically charged silver when the plants were ten inches high; again with two cups when 18 inches high and with three cups of the silver when two feet high. At all other times the plants were watered with ordinary well water. The plants required more room to grow, so the production per acre was increased by four times when raised hydroponically and three and a half when raised in soil.

Nutrient requirements remained about the same per weight of produce in all cases. The light required in a greenhouse increased by almost one and one-half times of that required for control plants per acre, or about half as much per pound of produce, according to Robey.

Less well documented was the apparent similar increased growth and production of green beans and peas. Tests are continuing. The strength of the electrical charge on the silver seems to be the controlling factor. The stronger the electrical charge the greater the growth. Experimenters have long known that an electrically charged wire above many plants increases their growth rate substantially.

This is hoped to greatly relieve the world food shortage. At the present time, legal marijuana growers have shown the most interest. When the buds on the female plants were sprayed with the same silver, they produced only female seed. This was said to be very important as the male plants are virtually non-productive.

These results are expected to increase the profits of the legal marijuana farms and tomato growers by at least three times and much more where the grower is restricted to the number of plants he can grow.

"Another important advantage was that fungus and algae were eliminated from the hydroponic piping, keeping the water flowing freely and eliminating the use of dangerous fungicides on all hydroponic plants," concluded Robey.

For additional information, contact Mr. Marvin Lee Robey at: 909-590-4172 or online at: http://www.live-silver.com/ .

Live-Silver, 2140 S. Reservoir St., Pomona, CA 91766.

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Orange County Great Park and Orange County Produce, LLC Partner to Donate Food to Local Food Banks and Kitchens

Author: Orange County Produce, LLC
Dateline: Irvine, California (IRVINE, Calif.)  | Mon, 30 Sep 2013

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Orange County Produce, LLC and the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif., continues its 'Parks without Borders' program by offering fresh food to Orange County's local food banks and soup kitchens. Orange County Produce is growing food on the four-acre VALOR Field at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, to support this effort.”



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Orange County Produce, LLC and the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif., continues its "Parks without Borders" program by offering fresh food to Orange County's local food banks and soup kitchens. Orange County Produce is growing food on the four-acre VALOR Field at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, to support this effort.

On most weekends, a group of volunteers are invited to harvest all they can to prepare and deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to those they serve.

"In the United States, on average 30 to 40 percent of the food grown goes uneaten each year," said Tom Larson, Manager of Farm, Food & Landscape Division for the Orange County Great Park. "With Orange County's long history in agriculture, we are taking a leadership role in developing ways to reduce waste."

"The wonderful partnership with the Great Park VALOR Program, Orange County Produce, LLC and our food security friends at Second Harvest Food Bank, Community Action Partnership of Orange County and Loaves & Fishes allows us to deliver freshly harvested fruits and vegetables to those in need. We appreciate the hard working volunteers who gathered over 10,000 lbs of vine ripe watermelons last Saturday," said A.G. Kawamura.

Robert Flournoy, president of Loaves And Fishes x10, has been gleaning regularly at the Great Park for more than three years. He began his journey fighting hunger when he made a commitment to help support seven homeless people in Tustin, Calif. Today, his organization has gleaned thousands of pounds of food and delivered it to help those in need in low-income communities.

Gleaners also harvest from Orange County Produce's 105-acre organic farm at the Orange County Great Park.

The Kawamura family, who founded Orange County Produce, has been growing fruits and vegetables in Orange County for over half a century. Guided by third-generation family members A.G. and Matt Kawamura, Orange County Produce farms more than 800 acres within the urban boundaries of Orange County. A.G. Kawamura, California Secretary of Agriculture from 2003-2010, is engaged in many projects to increase efficiencies and reduce waste within our agricultural system including a new program, Solutions From the Land Dialogue (sfldialogue.net), supported by United Nations Foundation, the Farm Foundation and the Nature Conservancy.

"California is one of the largest agricultural economies in the world," said Kawamura. "We are committed to continuing the legacy of farming in Orange County and that is why we are making efforts to provide fresh, high-quality produce to the local food banks using the VALOR Field at the Great Park."

The VALOR Field (Veteran's Agricultural Learning - Opportunities and Resources) is the site of a fledgling program to provide education and hands-on experience to veterans in preparation for employment within the farm to table industry. OC Produce and local partners have collaborated on this field, growing tomatoes and numerous other crops, and donating the produce.

"Orange County Produce and Alegria Fresh are volunteering services and resources to manage and care for the VALOR field, contributing a tremendous amount of energy, labor and skill for this very important community service," said Larson.

EnviroIngenuity, through its food division Alegria Fresh, a Laguna Beach-based hydroponic vertical farming company, assists Orange County Produce with management and production on the VALOR Field. In partnership with Kawamura, Alegria Fresh is completing construction of a new demonstration farm designed to showcase high performance urban agriculture and test new growing systems that may be applied to commercial agriculture. Alegria's hydroponic vertical farm is solar powered and uses no soil, 90 percent less water, 70 percent less land and 50 percent less fertilizer than traditional farming methods.

"We are proud to partner with the Kawamura family to support their vision for a more sustainable future and are especially proud to assist OC Produce in its efforts to reduce waste and deliver fresh, locally grown produce to the hungry in Orange County," said Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh. "We are testing new technologies to improve urban farming processes to meet the great challenges facing our food production and distribution systems."

About the Orange County Great Park in Irvine:

Hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over Southern California enjoy the Orange County Great Park's array of recreational and educational opportunities and participate in shared experiences, including panoramic views from the iconic Great Park Balloon that rises 400 feet in the air. Other Great Park features include the Carousel, Farm + Food Lab, Kids Rock Playground, Walkable Historical Timeline, Palm Court Arts Complex, Historic Hangar 244, the North Lawn multi-purpose fields and the newly constructed South Lawn that is comprised of four soccer fields, a Visitor Center, a Field House and a sophisticated series of large ponds for capturing rain water for irrigation. In addition to free sports clinics, gardening workshops, weekly Farmers Market and other community events, the Great Park hosts an annual series of special events that provide unique experiences for the entire family, including the Great Park Pumpkin Harvest and the Flights & Sounds Summer Festival. With its approximate 1,300-acre master plan, the Great Park is the centerpiece of the redevelopment of the publicly-owned portion of the 4,700-acre former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro. For more information, please visit http://www.ocgp.org/ .

About Orange County Produce:

One of the oldest remaining farm companies in southern California, Orange County Produce, LLC, has farmed within the rural urban environment of OC for over half a century.

The company is managed by A.G. and Matthew Kawamura, third generation growers and shippers of fresh produce. A.G. Kawamura is the former California Secretary of Agriculture where he served from 2003 to 2010 and is actively involved in developing policy in the areas of education, hunger and nutrition. He serves as the co-chair of Solutions From the Land, a United Nations Foundation project that is developing a sustainable roadmap for 21st century agricultural systems.

Orange County Produce, LLC, engages in year-round production and marketing of fruits and vegetables. Dedicated team members work creatively to resolve hunger and nutrition problems within the local community and educate the public about the art and science of urban farming and the challenges facing our food system. Orange County Produce, LLC, is currently engaged in building an exciting, interactive urban agricultural exhibit at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California.

Visit Orange County Produce at http://www.OCProduce.com/ .

About Alegria Fresh:

Alegria Farm is a new hydroponic vertical farm employing over 150 hydroponic vertical towers growing over 8,000 plants in less than 1/20th acre. The farm is part of the interactive urban agricultural exhibit at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. Alegria Farm is Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm and the first West Coast showcase for the vertical hydroponic system which uses no soil, 80 percent less water, requires 70 percent less land and 50 percent less fertilizer than traditional farming. This high performance growing system produces clean, natural food faster and allows plants to grow bigger and stronger, making plants naturally more pest resistant.

Alegria Farm produces an exotic variety of leafy greens, medicinal herbs and heirloom vegetables. Hydroponic farming is soilless and utilizes coconut fiber instead of organic soil, and produces strong plants that are nutrient-rich. For more information on Alegria Fresh or to schedule a tour of the farm, please visit www.AlegriaFresh.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter. Alegria Fresh is the high-performance urban agriculture division of EnviroIngenuity, a company dedicated to reducing waste.

Visit Alegria Fresh at http://www.AlegriaFresh.com/ and EnviroIngenuity at http://www.EnviroIngenuity.com/ .

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EnviroIngenuity Offers High Performance Vertical Gardens for Home Use

Author: EnviroIngenuity
Dateline: Laguna Beach, California (LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.)  | Mon, 29 Apr 2013

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “EnviroIngenuity today announced its offering of hydroponic vertical gardens for use at home. The beautiful stackable garden systems make it easy to grow delicious, nutritious, non-toxic food at home using limited space and reducing use of natural resources. These resource-efficient hydroponic tower systems for nutritious produce are available at Laguna Gardens Nursery.”



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EnviroIngenuity today announced its offering of hydroponic vertical gardens for use at home. The beautiful stackable garden systems make it easy to grow delicious, nutritious, non-toxic food at home using limited space and reducing use of natural resources. These resource-efficient hydroponic tower systems for nutritious produce are available at Laguna Gardens Nursery.

"Imagine being able to pick fresh, healthy greens and vegetables for every meal without leaving home," says EnviroIngenuity founder Erik Cutter. "Freshly picked food contains up to 10 times more nutrients because it hasn't traveled 4-5 days to get to your dinner table. Access to nutritious, healing foods has never been easier."

The EnviroIngenuity Vertical Gardens are customized with a large base pot to match decor. Each tower has up to eight stacking planters, which are available in three colors. One tower can accommodate up to 52 plants, with six plants per planter and four in the base pot. All plants are grown in coir (ground coconut husks) and watered with a hydroponic nutrient solution made from organically derived minerals. This system uses 90 percent less water, 50 percent less fertilizer, and 70 percent less land without using toxic pesticides. Even with these large resource savings, it grows plants three times faster.

EnviroIngenuity Vertical Gardens come fully equipped, ready to grow healthy greens, vegetables, herbs and fruits. The single-tower hydroponic Vertical Garden system can be placed anywhere there is sufficient light, including balconies, decks and patios, or installed as vertical gardens in an existing raised-bed garden. The Vertical Garden can be moved easily, and the pots can be removed and taken inside should weather conditions become severe. Maintenance and replanting is simple, just remove the pots, recycle the coir and replant with new seedlings.

EnviroIngenuity Vertical Garden Systems produce nutrient-rich food far superior to that found at any local supermarket.

EnviroIngenuity Vertical Gardens are now available to home gardeners through Laguna Gardens Nursery at 21065 Raquel Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, just off of Laguna Canyon Road on the ocean side of the Dog Park. They can be purchased ready to install and are fully customizable. Prices start at $140, unplanted. Complete planting services are available with a wide selection of seedlings for an additional fee. Local delivery, installation and automatic watering system design and install is also available.

About EnviroIngenuity:

EnviroIngenuity was founded in 2009 by Erik Cutter. The company is comprised of forward-thinking professionals whose goal is to serve the growing demand for more efficient, cost effective sustainable energy solutions, employing solar PV, hi-efficiency LED lighting, green building and hydroponic vertical food production technologies. EnviroIngenuity's mission is reducing waste by "advancingreenergy," thus better utilizing limited natural resources.

As businesses invest in a lower carbon future, the EnviroIngenuity team is focused upon helping organizations move forward to deploy sustainable energy solutions using disruptive technologies. For more information, see http://www.EnviroIngenuity.com/ .

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EnviroIngenuity Partners with Garden Supply, Inc. to Offer Improved Hydroponic Vertical Farming System

Author: EnviroIngenuity
Dateline: Laguna Beach, California (LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.)  | Mon, 18 Mar 2013

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Today, EnviroIngenuity announced a partnership with Garden Supply, Inc., to represent and promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout the Western U.S. Garden Supply designs and manufactures stacking pots for vertical growing systems.”



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Today, EnviroIngenuity today announced a partnership with Garden Supply, Inc., to represent and promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout the Western U.S. Garden Supply designs and manufactures stacking pots for vertical growing systems.

EnviroIngenuity is developing these pots into hydroponic vertical farming systems to suit large-scale commercial production, residential use and Community-Supported Agriculture.

"Garden Supply, Inc., has developed a recyclable polypropylene stacking pot that is very attractive and works extremely well with hydroponic vertical farming processes," said Erik Cutter, Managing Director of EnviroIngenuity. "Garden Supply's effort to promote environmental sustainability in the U.S. and abroad aligns with EnviroIngenuity's purpose to create ingenious solutions to environmental problems."

After rigorous testing and evaluation, Garden Supply's stacking pots were selected for integration into EnviroIngenuity's hydroponic vertical farm systems to offer a simple, attractive and high-yield growing option, and one that is extremely resource-efficient. EnviroIngenuity also provides a wealth of information and training for entry-level home gardeners and larger-scale commercial farmers to help them grow superior food in urban spaces.

"We are excited to be working with EnviroIngenuity as this will help us further our mission of providing high-performance growing systems that can help solve the food and hunger problems that exist around the world," said Ed Mauro, Founder and President of Garden Supply, Inc.

"Our hydroponic vertical farming process reduces energy and water use by more than 90 percent and saves space," said Erik Cutter, Managing Director of EnviroIngenuity. "It also reduces fertilizer use by over 50 percent and virtually eliminates greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the need to transport produce across long distances, and it uses coir instead of organic soil which is becoming a very limited resource."

EnviroIngenuity recently completed Alegria Fresh farm in Laguna Beach, Southern California's first urban hydroponic vertical vegetable farm. Located in Laguna Canyon, the company's goal is to enable individuals and communities to grow superior, nutrition-rich food within urban areas and develop jobs for youth and veterans in urban food production.

"Our curriculum and food production systems allow youth to develop valuable life-skills by growing their own food and ultimately own their own business in urban agriculture," said Cutter. "This is one very healthy job opportunity that cannot be outsourced and one that addresses one of modern society's most pressing problems, access to clean, nutrient-rich food."

About Garden Supply:

Garden Supply, Inc., is a manufacturer of polypropylene self-watering stacking planters, branded and patented under the name Nancy Jane's Self-Watering Stacking Planters.

Based in Palm Harbor, Florida, the company contributes to the initiative set forth in the Millennium Development Goals aimed at ensuring environmental sustainability both in the U.S. and abroad. The company's goal is to supply growing tools to produce food with high resource efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. Garden Supply can be reached at (888) 987-GROW or visit on the web at http://www.stackingplanters.com/ .

About EnviroIngenuity:

EnviroIngenuity was founded in 2009 by Erik Cutter. The company is comprised of forward-thinking professionals whose goal is serve the growing demand for more efficient, cost effective sustainable energy solutions, employing solar PV, hi-efficiency LED lighting, green building and hydroponic vertical food production technologies. EnviroIngenuity's mission is reducing waste by "advancingreenergy" thus better utilizing limited natural resources. As businesses invest in a lower carbon future, the EnviroIngenuity team is focused upon helping organizations move forward to deploy sustainable energy solutions using disruptive technologies. For more information, see http://www.EnviroIngenuity.com/ .

About Alegria Fresh:

Alegria Farm is a new demonstration hydroponic vertical farm employing over 120 hydroponic towers growing over 8,000 plants in less than 1/8 acre. Alegria Farm is Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm which uses no soil, 90 percent less water, 70 percent less land and 50 percent less fertilizer than traditional organic farming and zero toxic pesticides. The high-performance growing system produces clean, nutrient-rich food 3x faster than traditional farming and allows plants to grow bigger and stronger, making them naturally more pest-resistant.

Alegria Farm produces an exotic tasting variety of leafy greens, medicinal herbs and heirloom vegetables. Hydroponic farming is soilless and utilizes coconut fiber instead of organic soil, which virtually eliminates toxic pesticide use to produce stronger plants that are substantially more nutrient-rich. For more information on Alegria Farm or to schedule a tour, please visit www.AlegriaFresh.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter. Alegria Farm is the high-performance food division of EnviroIngenuity. Produce from the farm is sold under the Alegria Fresh trade name.

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Alegria Fresh to Present at Foodprint LA

Author: Alegria Farm
Dateline: Laguna Beach, California (LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.)  | Wed, 28 Nov 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “On Sunday December 9, Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh, will speak at Foodprint LA as an expert panelist about innovative ideas for the future of food production within dense urban environments.”



A R T I C L E:

On Sunday December 9, Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh, will speak at Foodprint LA as an expert panelist about innovative ideas for the future of food production within dense urban environments.

Foodprint LA is the fourth in a series of international conversations about urban food systems. This one-day conference will take place in the Brown Auditorium at the Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. The Foodprint Project, an event series that explores ways food and cities give shape to one another, is coordinating the conference.

The Foodprint Project was co-founded in 2010 by writer and editor Sarah Rich and blogger Nicola Twilley as a collaborative exploration of urban food systems. Its goal is to bring together people with diverse backgrounds and expertise to start a conversation about using food as a design tool to make cities more resilient, sustainable, and healthy.

The Foodprint LA conference on December 9 will bring together a diverse range of LA-based panelists who develop innovative solutions to food-related issues. Mr. Cutter will share his knowledge about Alegria Fresh's forward-thinking process that employs hydroponic vertical farming methods to produce food with superior nutrition and resource efficiency. The first of its kind on the west coast, Alegria Fresh's model is a solution to many future food problems within our cities. Leafy greens and medicinal herbs produced at the farm pack five to six times the nutritional content of any produce available in supermarkets. Furthermore, its model excels in urban areas, which reduces the need for oil consuming transportation.

"Our Verti-Gro system uses no soil, 90 percent less water, 50 percent less fertilizer, 70 percent less land, and we are able to produce food much faster than traditional farming methods," explains Mr. Cutter. "Our hi-performance agriculture processes address critical problems our cities face today. We are building these systems in densely packed urban areas to meet these growing needs."

About Alegria Farm:

Alegria Farm is a new commercial hydroponic vertical farm employing over 170 hydroponic towers growing over 10,000 plants in less than 1/20th acre. Alegria Farm is Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm and the first West Coast showcase for the Verti-Gro(r) system, which uses no soil, 90 percent less water, 70 percent less land, 50 percent less fertilizer than traditional organic farming and zero toxic pesticides. This high performance growing system produces clean, natural food faster than traditional farming and allows plants to grow bigger and stronger, making plants naturally pest resistant.

Alegria Farm produces an exotic tasting variety of leafy greens, medicinal herbs and heirloom vegetables. Hydroponic farming is soilless and utilizes coconut fiber instead of organic soil, which virtually eliminates toxic pesticide usage to produce stronger plants that are substantially more nutrient-rich. For more information on Alegria Farm or to schedule a tour, please visit www.AlegriaFresh.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter. Alegria Farm is the high-performance urban agriculture division of EnviroIngenuity. Produce from the farm is sold under the Alegria Fresh tradename.

About EnviroIngenuity:

EnviroIngenuity was founded in 2009 by Erik Cutter. The company is comprised of forward-thinking professionals, whose goal is to take advantage of the growing demand for more efficient, cost effective sustainable energy solutions, employing solar PV, hi-efficiency LED lighting, green building and hydroponic vertical food production technologies, the latest venture being the development of Alegria Farm. EnviroIngenuity's mission is "advancingreenergy" and reducing waste, thus better utilizing limited natural resources. As we invest in a lower carbon future, the EnviroIngenuity team is focused on helping organizations move forward to deploy sustainable energy solutions using disruptive technologies. www.EnviroIngenuity.com.

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Alegria Farmacy Keeps Its Clients Young and Healthy

Author: Alegria Farm
Dateline: Laguna Beach, California (LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.)  | Thu, 08 Nov 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “'This food will keep you alive and vital, and I am living proof,' says Francis Lingel, a 90-year young veteran who has joined Alegria Farm's team to assist with farm tours. 'Fresh greens are the secret to longevity,' he adds.”



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"This food will keep you alive and vital, and I am living proof," says Francis Lingel, a 90-year young veteran who has joined Alegria Farm's team to assist with farm tours. "Fresh greens are the secret to longevity," he adds. Alegria Farm, Orange County's first urban hydroponic vertical farm, produces leafy greens and medicinal herbs that are delivered within an hour of harvest.

Alegria's high performance urban farming method produces food that contains on average four to five times the nutritional content of any food found in supermarkets.

In July this year, Francis stomped into Alegria Farm and asked the team to guess his age. Followed by a series of replies averaging between 65 and 75, he proudly let everyone know that he'd be celebrating his 90th birthday shortly.

Needing no cane, no walker and a light bounce in his step, Francis informed the Alegria team that eating freshly harvested locally-grown fruits and vegetables was the key to his health and vitality.

"I am still a very young fellow at heart," says Francis.

Thirty-three years ago, doctors wanted to perform angioplasty on Francis because he had a 95 percent blockage in his lower descending artery. Angioplasty is a procedure used to open narrow or blocked coronary arteries and is generally not a permanent solution. He refused the procedure and decided to try a diet of natural plant based foods.

After years of skepticism about diets and convinced that as long as his weight wasn't fluctuating he could continue to eat anything, Francis gave in to his vegan daughter's urging and investigated the teachings of Dr. John McDougall (www.drmcdougall.com) and Dr. Michael Greger (www.nutritionfacts.org), well-known authors and leaders in health and prevention.

"I learned how to eat to fuel my body and my health through a diet rich in freshly harvested greens, veggies, fruits and nuts," said Francis. "Dr. Gregor's blog states that hydroponic plants have more minerals and vitamins and that is why I found Alegria Fresh. Their superior nutrient-rich produce gives me a powerful fresh start. Their produce can heal others who are willing to give it a try."

Following a whole food, plant-based diet and now completely healed of his heart disease, Francis Lingel joins the Alegria Fresh team working as a volunteer relating his real-life "longevity" testimonial to all those who will listen. Francis lives in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., and visits the farm regularly to pick up his fresh greens and herbs.

About Alegria Farm:

Alegria Farm is a new commercial hydroponic vertical farm employing over 170 hydroponic towers growing over 10,000 plants in less than 1/4 acre. Alegria Farm is Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm and the first West Coast showcase for the Verti-Gro(R) system, which uses no soil, 90 percent less water, 70 percent less land, 50 percent less fertilizer than traditional organic farming and zero toxic pesticides. This high performance growing system produces clean, natural food faster than traditional farming and allows plants to grow bigger and stronger, making plants naturally pest resistant.

Alegria Farm produces an exotic tasting variety of leafy greens, medicinal herbs and heirloom vegetables. Hydroponic farming is soilless and utilizes coconut fiber instead of organic soil, which virtually eliminates toxic pesticide usage to produce stronger plants that are substantially more nutrient-rich. For more information on Alegria Farm or to schedule a tour, please visit www.AlegriaFresh.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter. Alegria Farm is the high-performance urban agriculture division of EnviroIngenuity. Produce from the farm is sold under the Alegria Fresh tradename.

About EnviroIngenuity:

EnviroIngenuity was founded in 2009 by Erik Cutter. The company is comprised of forward-thinking professionals, whose goal is to take advantage of the growing demand for more efficient, cost effective sustainable energy solutions, employing solar PV, hi-efficiency LED lighting, green building and hydroponic vertical food production technologies, the latest venture being the development of Alegria Farm. EnviroIngenuity's mission is "advancingreenergy" and reducing waste, thus better utilizing limited natural resources. As we invest in a lower carbon future, the EnviroIngenuity team is focused on helping organizations move forward to deploy sustainable energy solutions using disruptive technologies. More information: http://www.EnviroIngenuity.com/ .

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Sustainable Teachers Delegation from Sweden tours Alegria Farm to learn about Disease-Preventing Food and High-Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming

Author: Alegria Farm
Dateline: Laguna Beach, California (LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.)  | Mon, 29 Oct 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “A Swedish delegation of Sustainable Teachers toured Alegria Farm to learn about its new high efficiency farming process and find out about the disease fighting food being grown and delivered by Alegria Fresh. Alegria's innovative new farming method employs the Verti-Gro System.”



A R T I C L E:

A Swedish delegation of Sustainable Teachers toured Alegria Farm to learn about its new high efficiency farming process and find out about the disease fighting food being grown and delivered by Alegria Fresh. Learning about Alegria's innovative new farming method that employs the Verti-Gro(R) System provided the delegation with knowledge about how to grow food that is four times as nutrient rich as that which one can buy in the store.

Seven teachers from Sweden visited to share their work in sustainability along with three staff from the PEAK program (Promoting Energy Action and Knowledge) and teachers from St. Mary's School, an International Baccalaureate School located in Aliso Viejo.

Alegria Farm, pioneering the concept of high-performance urban agriculture, grows greens superior in nutrition using 90 percent less water, 50 percent less fertilizer, 70 percent less land and zero toxic pesticides - while delivering 10 times the yield of traditional organic row farming. Cutter explained the numerous health benefits of consuming locally grown food close to its time of harvest.

"Our goal is to educate people about the tremendous health benefits achieved by consuming fresh greens very close to the time of harvest, which on average are four to five times more nutrient rich than the 4-day+ old produce you purchase at the market," said Cutter. "If you believe what Hippocrates said nearly 3,000 years ago that food is medicine, then you will understand why we call Alegria Farm the Green Farmacy."

St. Mary's school launched an elective program for its students driven by education in sustainable development, specifically Promoting Energy Action and Knowledge (PEAK). Course activities included collaboration with students in Nacka, Sweden. Through science labs and applied activities, eighth grade students discovered and practiced energy solutions to ensure a healthy and sustainable future.

"Alegria Fresh is an example of an out-of-the-box way to utilize resource efficient systems that mitigate soil, energy and water shortages, and that is what we are interested in teaching the next generation about," said Erin Bratcher, a teacher at St Mary's School who leads this program. "Understanding how and what to eat to receive maximum nutrition, fight disease and be healthy is crucial to our youth."

About Alegria Farm:

Alegria Farm is a new commercial hydroponic vertical farm employing over 170 hydroponic towers growing over 10,000 plants in less than 1/4 acre. Alegria Farm is Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm and the first West Coast showcase for the Verti-Gro(R) system, which uses no soil, 90 percent less water, 70 percent less land, 50 percent less fertilizer than traditional organic farming and zero toxic pesticides. This high performance growing system produces clean, natural food faster than traditional farming and allows plants to grow bigger and stronger, making plants naturally pest resistant.

Alegria Farm produces an exotic tasting variety of leafy greens, medicinal herbs and heirloom vegetables. Hydroponic farming is soilless and utilizes coconut fiber instead of organic soil, which virtually eliminates toxic pesticide usage to produce stronger plants that are substantially more nutrient-rich. For more information on Alegria Farm or to schedule a tour, please visit www.AlegriaFresh.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Alegria Farm is the high-performance urban agriculture division of EnviroIngenuity. Produce from the farm is sold under the Alegria Fresh tradename.

About EnviroIngenuity:

EnviroIngenuity was founded in 2009 by Erik Cutter. The company is comprised of forward-thinking professionals, whose goal is to take advantage of the growing demand for more efficient, cost effective sustainable energy solutions, employing solar PV, hi-efficiency LED lighting, green building and hydroponic vertical food production technologies, the latest venture being the development of Alegria Farm. EnviroIngenuity's mission is "advancingreenergy" and reducing waste, thus better utilizing limited natural resources. As we invest in a lower carbon future, the EnviroIngenuity team is focused on helping organizations move forward to deploy sustainable energy solutions using disruptive technologies. Info: http://www.EnviroIngenuity.com/ .

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Japanese Delegation tours Alegria Farm to learn about High Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming Process

Author: Alegria Farm
Dateline: Laguna Beach, California (LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.)  | Mon, 08 Oct 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “The Huntington Beach Sister City Association and its delegation of 25 adults from sister city Anjo, Japan, toured Alegria Farm on Sunday October 7, it was announced by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh. Learning about Alegria's innovative new farming method that employs the Verti-Gro(R) System provided the delegation with nutrition-rich knowledge to bring back to Japan.”



A R T I C L E:

The Huntington Beach Sister City Association and its delegation of 25 adults from sister city Anjo, Japan, toured Alegria Farm on Sunday October 7, it was announced by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh. Learning about Alegria's innovative new farming method that employs the Verti-Gro® System provided the delegation with nutrition-rich knowledge to bring back to Japan.

The delegation's visit is a celebration of the 30-year sister city relationship between Huntington Beach, Calif., and Anjo, Japan. The delegation consisted of Anjo's elected officials, city leadership and business sector guests.

"The delegation requested to visit an agricultural institution, and we chose Alegria Farm because it is the only farm in Orange County employing the high efficiency hydroponic vertical farming method," said Mary Thompson, Board Member, Huntington Beach Sister City Association. "The Japanese wish to utilize small spaces for their farming needs and are very interested in resource efficiency and produce quality, so this was a great educational opportunity for them."

Alegria Farm, pioneering the concept of high-performance urban agriculture, grows superior greens using 90 percent less water, 50 percent less fertilizer, 70 percent less land and zero toxic pesticides - while delivering 10 times the yield of traditional organic row farming. Cutter also explained the numerous health benefits of consuming locally grown food close to its time of harvest.

"Our goal is to educate people about this extremely resource efficient farming practice and the health benefits of consuming food produced with this system and ultimately to create careers for our youth in urban agriculture," said Cutter. "If you believe what Hippocrates said nearly 3,000 years ago that food is medicine, then you will understand why we call Alegria Farm the Green Farmacy."

The Sister City program is established to strengthen international understanding through knowledge exchanges in economy, arts, education and sports. Anjo is located on the main island of Japan, between the cities of Tokyo and Nagoya, and it is primarily an agricultural area.

About Alegria Farm:

Alegria Farm is a new commercial hydroponic vertical farm employing over 170 hydroponic towers growing over 10,000 plants in less than 1/4 acre. Alegria Farm is Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm and the first West Coast showcase for the Verti-Gro® system, which uses no soil, 90 percent less water, 70 percent less land, 50 percent less fertilizer than traditional organic farming and zero toxic pesticides. This high performance growing system produces clean, natural food faster than traditional farming and allows plants to grow bigger and stronger, making plants naturally pest resistant.

Alegria Farm produces an exotic tasting variety of leafy greens, medicinal herbs and heirloom vegetables. Hydroponic farming is soil-less and utilizes coconut fiber instead of organic soil, which virtually eliminates pesticide usage to produce stronger plants that are substantially more nutrient-rich. For more information on Alegria Farm or to schedule a tour, please visit www.AlegriaFresh.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter. Alegria Farm is the high-performance food division of EnviroIngenuity. Produce from the farm is sold under the Alegria Fresh trade name.

About EnviroIngenuity:

EnviroIngenuity was founded in 2009 by Erik Cutter. The company is comprised of forward-thinking professionals, whose goal is to take advantage of the growing demand for more efficient, cost effective sustainable energy solutions, employing solar PV, hi-efficiency LED lighting, green building and hydroponic vertical food production technologies, the latest venture being the development of the Alegria Farm. EnviroIngenuity's mission is "advancingreenergy" and reducing waste, thus better utilizing limited natural resources. As we invest in a lower carbon future, the EnviroIngenuity team is focused on helping organizations move forward to deploy sustainable energy solutions using disruptive technologies. More info: www.EnviroIngenuity.com .

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ArteQuesta’s heArt Return Garden Provides Fresh Food Harvest for 3rd Street Youth Clinic

Author: ArteQuesta
Dateline: Mill Valley, California (MILL VALLEY, Calif.)  | Tue, 25 Sep 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “The unique organic farm located on the grounds of ArteQuesta's Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic in Bayview Hunters Point, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.”



A R T I C L E:

The unique organic farm located on the grounds of ArteQuesta's Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic in Bayview Hunters Point, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.

The partnership is the first of its kind for ArteQuesta's division heArt Return, which donates a portion of the museum's fine art sales in support of humanitarian efforts.

The 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic is a community based agency in San Francisco that provides local youth with medical and behavioral health services and encourages them to make positive health, safety and development decisions.

"This partnership supports our mission to provide healthy lifestyle choices to our youth," said Sharon Papo, executive director of 3rd Street. "For so many of our youth, the only healthy meal they will eat is at our center. By showing them that fresh, locally grown produce is delicious, we are changing individual lives."

The ArteQuesta garden will provide from its bounty of fresh lettuces, heirloom tomatoes, beets, carrots, zucchini, artichokes, lemons, limes, avocados, apples and oranges along with healthy herbs including basil, parsley, oregano, sage and thyme.

"We are looking forward to sharing our harvest with the youth and staff at 3rd Street and offering outreach to our community," said Levy and Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta. "This is a natural extension of our mission to conduct pro-social commerce in that our business reflects our support of sustainable living, as well as provides clean, healthy food to the greater community."

About ArteQuesta:

ArteQuesta provides services to individual and corporate fine art collectors to build and manage art collections that deliver long-term financial growth. It is recognized as a leading advisor in building investment-quality art collections for private and corporate clients including major banks and investment firms. Launched in 2011, its founders Rayah Levy, art market and investment expert and curator and Jessica Jacobson, education advocate and humanitarian, bring together the fine arts and the investment world, promote preeminent 21st century artists, and cultivate self-development as an artistic expression of humankind. For more information, please visit http://www.artequesta.com/ or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/ArteQuesta .

About 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic:

The 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic is a community based agency providing youth in the Bayview Hunters Point with medical and behavioral health services that encourage them to make decisions that support their health, safety and development. For more information please visit: http://www.3rdstyouth.org/ .

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EnviroIngenuity Brings Energy Efficient Vertical Farming Process and Locally-Grown Food to Laguna Beach

Author: EnviroIngenuity
Dateline: Laguna Beach, California (LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.)  | Mon, 20 Aug 2012

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “Local entrepreneur Erik Cutter has bought the farm - literally. EnviroIngenuity today announced the phase one completion of Alegria Farm, Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm. Engaged in the promotion of sustainable technologies, EnviroIngenuity has brought a new farming system to the west coast.”



A R T I C L E:

Local entrepreneur Erik Cutter has bought the farm - literally. EnviroIngenuity today announced the phase one completion of Alegria Farm, Orange County's first hydroponic vertical farm. Engaged in the promotion of sustainable technologies, EnviroIngenuity has brought a new farming system to the west coast.

It wasn't enough for Cutter to develop and sell a successful automotive design company, publish Baja Life Magazine for 15 years, operate a marketing and web design firm, and sell high-end resort properties. This Laguna Beach-based entrepreneur turned his latest hobby - growing food - into his latest venture.

Alegria Farm is located on 1/4 acre in Laguna Canyon. Today, more than 7,000 plants are growing in 120 vertical towers producing an exotic tasting variety of leafy greens, medicinal herbs and heirloom vegetables. And the farm is still expanding.

Alegria Farm utilizes the Verti-Gro(R) hydroponic system, a futuristic farming technique featured at the Epcot(R) theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida for last 16 years. The commercial system uses stacked pots with nutrients and water automatically dripped through the plant's root system. Plants grow using 90 percent less water, 50 percent less fertilizer, 70 percent less land and zero toxic pesticides - all while delivering 10 times the yield of traditional organic farming.

Hydroponic farming is soilless and utilizes coconut fiber instead of organic soil, which virtually eliminates pesticide usage to produce stronger plants that are substantially more nutrient-rich.

"We have nicknamed Alegria Farm 'the farmacy' because - aside from being delicious - the raw, natural food we are growing is super rich in enzymes, nutrients and phytochemicals. Dense nutrients remain intact in our food when it is consumed close to the time it is harvested. The high-yield, non-toxic nature of the Verti-Gro(R) system makes it easy to farm within the city limits so we can deliver the freshest produce possible. Our short delivery time has resulted in our new phrase, 'Farm to Table in Minutes,'" said Cutter. With an education in biochemistry and oncology and an avid researcher of health and nutrition, Cutter hopes to alter the way food is perceived and teach people how important it is to know where your food comes from.

"If you agree with Hippocrates, 'Let thy food be thy medicine,' then let Alegria Farm be your Farmacy," says Cutter.

In addition to creating access to locally-grown, highly nutritious, pesticide-free greens and vegetables, Alegria Farm is creating jobs for young people through its subscriber-based produce delivery service, Alegria Fresh.

"Instead of a paper route, we will hire young people to handle our produce route," said Cutter. "Subscribers to our home delivery produce route will receive a beautifully arranged bouquet of produce once, twice or three times each week," Cutter said. "Picked fresh the same day, these bouquets provide nature's most powerful bioavailable vitamins, minerals, enzymes and disease-fighting phytonutrients."

The company is currently seeking applicants for its produce route.

"Orange County has transformed from an agricultural to a dense urban mecca, so far less space is available to farmers making vertical farming a great solution to increase access to healthy food and reduce impact on the environment," Cutter added.

For more information on Alegria Farm or to schedule a private tour, please visit http://www.AlegriaFresh.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

About EnviroIngenuity:

EnviroIngenuity was founded in 2009 by Erik Cutter. The company is comprised of forward-thinking professionals, whose goal is to take advantage of the growing demand for more efficient, cost effective sustainable energy solutions, employing solar PV, hi-efficiency LED lighting, green building and hydroponic vertical food production technologies, the latest venture being the development of the Alegria Farm. EnviroIngenuity's mission is "advancingreenergy" and reducing waste, thus better utilizing limited natural resources. As we invest in a lower carbon future, the EnviroIngenuity team is focused on helping organizations move forward to deploy sustainable energy solutions using disruptive technologies. Learn more at: http://www.EnviroIngenuity.com .

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