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Cities Can and Must Work to End Food Deserts Within Their Communities – via The Washington Times

We have an exciting opportunity that will allow us to address the challenge of food deserts and food insecurity in our urban centers with vertical farming that takes place 365 days a year and produces food closer to where it’s consumed. But we must keep in mind that continued growth of this industry will not...

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New $30 Million Vertical Farm Aims to Produce Over 1 Million Pounds of Produce Every Year – via Business Insider

Las Vegas isn’t the first place that springs to mind as a hub for sustainable agriculture. But the city could soon become a major purveyor of fresh greens, thanks to a new $30 million vertical-farming facility. At 215,000 square feet, it’s one of the largest indoor vertical farms in the US.

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Is the Farming Future of Las Vegas Indoors? – via KNPR

Contrary to a common misperception, there is farming in the Mojave Desert, despite water scarcity, blazing heat, and rock-hard soil. New companies here are turning in greater numbers to indoor farming. Helped in part by the explosion of indoor marijuana cultivation, Nevada is seeing greenhouse innovations that, some think, could make the dream of industrial-scale desert farming...

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Oasis Biotech Unveils Evercress Produce Brand & Distribution Partner, Get Fresh

Oasis Biotech Unveils Evercress Produce Brand at Grand Opening Illumination Ceremony in Effort to “Feed the World. Better.” In partnership with Get Fresh, the new company plans to distribute the best tasting, most nutrient-rich and socially responsible produce on the market   LAS VEGAS (July 18, 2018) —Oasis Biotech, the latest agricultural startup to take...

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Giant Indoor Vertical Farm Backed by Chinese Firm Launching Just East of Las Vegas Strip – via CNBC

“Las Vegas is the location that has the highest density of high-end restaurants, which can afford this premium specialty product,” said Brock Leach, chief operating officer and general manager of Oasis Biotech. “We’re going to be able to get our product from harvest to the customer in around 24 hours.”

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Indoor Farm Hopes to Bring Locally Grown Produce, Technological Innovation to Las Vegas Food Market – via The Nevada Independent

Oasis Biotech has been quietly prepping for its entry into the Las Vegas market. The company, which will sell produce under the brand name Evercress, has been delivering produce to local charities as well as samples to restaurant chefs.

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New Plant Factory to Supply Las Vegas Strip with Fresh Produce – via Las Vegas Review Journal

Inside the Oasis Biotech plant factory’s VIP grand opening, chefs from across the valley dished out colorful plates of fresh guacamole, salads, crabcakes and cocktails, all prepared with fresh greens and herbs.

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Unconventional Farm Aims to ‘Redefine the Meaning of Fresh Produce to Las Vegas – via Las Vegas Sun

A half-dozen workers covered head to toe in protective garb use tweezers to carefully place tiny seeds, one-by-one, to ensure each is planted in its precise space.

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High-tech Indoor Farm Promises ‘Safer’ Produce for Las Vegas Restaurants – via Las Vegas Channel 3 News

Chinese-backed farm “Oasis Biotech” plans to grow more than a million pounds of produce per year, mostly for high-end restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Sneak Peek of Indoor Farming Facility in Las Vegas – via Las Vegas Channel 8 News

A new local company gave 8 News NOW a sneak peek of one of the largest indoor farms in the country and it’s in Las Vegas.

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Oasis Biotech Is The Largest Hydroponic Farm In Las Vegas – via Las Vegas Fox 5 News

Oasis Biotech is one of the largest indoor farms in the nation and they invited us to check it out.

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Oasis Biotech Brings Indoor Farming to Las Vegas – via Las Vegas Channel 13 News

Right now, they’re growing baby lettuce and micro-greens. You can’t go buy it, but you could see it when you eat out. In fact, that’s why the company came from China: because of all the high end restaurants in Las Vegas.

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Giant Indoor Vertical Farm Backed by Chinese Launching Just off Las Vegas Strip – via Yahoo Finance

An indoor vertical farm that uses 90 percent less water than conventional growers is about to launch in Las Vegas and will be able to supply nearly 9,500 servings of leafy green salads per day to casinos and local restaurant chains.

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One of the Nation’s Largest Indoor Farms Takes Root In Las Vegas – via VegasNews.com

“Today, agriculture accounts for only a tiny portion of the employment in Clark County, roughly 0.15 percent of all the jobs in the area,” says Leach. “Our technology and ability to help feed the world with highly sustainable practices are attracting a highly motivated team of modern-day farmers from around the world.”

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One of the Nation’s Largest Indoor Farms Takes Root in Las Vegas – via High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal

In its current state, the company has brought over 100 jobs to Southern Nevada and plans to invest nearly $30 million into the region’s economy within its first year — all of it into a highly sustainable business model that further diversifies the region’s economy.

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New Facility Brings Sustainably Grown Fresh Produce, Hundreds of Jobs and Millions in Investment Dollars to Southern Nevada – via The Vegas Post

“The crops grown at our facility will be some of the best tasting, most nutrient-rich and environmentally sustainable crops in the world,” says Brock Leach, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager at Oasis Biotech. “Completion of phase 1 of the new facility alone will allow us to provide Las Vegas restaurants and eventually grocers with...

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One of the Nation’s Largest Indoor Farms Takes Root In Las Vegas – via The Fox Magazine

A new era is underway in Southern Nevada as Oasis Biotech, now one of the nation’s largest indoor hydroponic vertical farming facilities of its kind, announced that it has officially taken root in las vegas.

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Oasis Biotech Unveils Evercress Produce Brand in Effort to “Feed the World. Better.” – via VegasNews.com

Oasis Biotech, the latest agricultural startup to take root in Las Vegas and one of the nation’s largest hydroponic vertical farming facilities of its kind, is proud to announce the unveiling of Evercress, the company’s first consumer-facing produce brand dedicated to helping the organization “Feed the World. Better.”

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Hydroponics Bring Fresh Local Produce To Las Vegas Year Round – Via 93.1 The Mountain

Hydroponic indoor farming facilities have popped up all over Las Vegas the past few years. A new one, Evercress Produce from Oasis Biotech, offers non-GMO, pesticide-free locally grown produce.

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Oasis Biotech Grand Opening Event

Join us as we celebrate with a special grand opening event. Festival style celebration featuring: Culinary delights Refreshing libations Live Entertainment Behind the Scenes Tours Open to the public. Saturday, July 21 2pm – 6pm Oasis Biotech 6225 Annie Oakley Drive RSVP Here  

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Oasis Biotech Takes Root In Las Vegas

One of the Nation’s Largest Indoor Farms Takes Root In Las Vegas The new facility brings sustainably grown fresh produce, hundreds of jobs and millions in investment dollars to Southern Nevada   LAS VEGAS (June 28, 2018) —A new era is underway in Southern Nevada as Oasis Biotech, now one of the nation’s largest indoor...

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