Our Philosophy (and progress pictures)

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Rosemont is doing it right and we’re looking forward to the day when the rest of the world catches up.

That world is still stuck in the old paradigm of thoughtless consumerism. The original definition of consumer is “one who destroys, or expends by use; devours, spends wastefully.” We would need 7 more planet Earths if everyone consumed at the rate of an average American. Bringing the same idea closer to our food system, it has been estimated that the true social and environmental cost of a hamburger when the forest has been cleared to create pastureland for grazing cattle is two hundred dollars.

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A Farmer’s Guide To Owning Your Farm

This is a special guest post by Nick Burton, founder of State of the Soil Media. To keep getting great content from guests like him, make sure you check out our vertical farming newsletter. Newsletter subscribers will also be getting a steep discount code to Nick’s State of the Soil Virtual Summit.

In this post, Nick walks you through how to own your farm and not let your farm own you. He shares things like what employees to hire first and creating a good environment for them. My favorite part is where he shares the actual checklist he uses to operate (a six figure business) systematically, allowing him to accomplish more. Here’s Nick –

A Farmer's Guide to Owning Your Farm

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How I Picked and Built the Best Doors For My Vertical Hydroponics Farm

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Come on baby light my fire, this article is all about The Doors. I walk you through some different door options and why I went with barn doors for my vertical hydroponics farm and how much it cost. Here’s what’s inside:

  • Why barn doors?
  • How I installed the doors
  • How much everything cost
  • Lessons learned

the hardest part of my vertical hydroponic grow room to insulate barn doors

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Painting A Hydroponic Vertical Farm

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In this post, I walk you through what decisions I had to make when deciding how (or if) to paint my farm. After reading this you’ll know what to put on your walls for any indoor grow room, hydroponics or not.

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