Healthy & Smart

A Letter From Our CEO – Safety & Policies around COVID-19

At Dream Greens by AeroFarms, the wellness of our employees and customers is our top priority, engrained into our culture to ensure the highest safety standards possible. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak to ensure our ability to grow locally safely, all year round and to serve you and our community. As more information becomes available from the CDC, we will take all appropriate actions, and we wanted to provide you an update on all of the steps that we have already taken in response to the outbreak.

Nutrition Tips from ShopRite Registered Dietitians

We’re partnering with ShopRite dietitians for National Nutrition Month as they share nutrition tips, favorite Dream Greens recipes and discuss this year’s National Nutrition Month theme, Bite By Bite!

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4 Nutrients in Greens You Didn’t Know You Needed

Most of us know that leafy green vegetables like our Dream Greens baby salad greens and microgreens are nutritional powerhouses, chock full of nutrients that are important for keeping us healthy. You may already be familiar with Vitamins C & A (beta carotene), two essential nutrients found in high amounts in dark leafy greens, and also commonly seen on the nutrition panel of packaged foods. However, there are potentially thousands of health-enhancing vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients in leafy greens that are just as vital for our well-being.

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5 Surprising Ways to Enjoy Greens

So here you have it: a few of this registered dietitian’s favorite things just in time for the holidays, inspired by my days as a kid with stubborn taste buds (it’s true), but with a health-supportive green twist.

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Why is Pesticide Free important?

Dream Greens are carefully grown indoors in a safe environment, so all of our delicious Dream Greens varieties are always pesticide free. Since there’s nothing to wash off or rinse, they are ready to enjoy straight out of the container. Pesticide-Free means it’s better for you & better for the planet (something we’re proud of as […]

Top Tips & Recipes for a Healthy 2020

With fads constantly in flux, making healthy eating choices can be confusing. To help us navigate our New Year’s Resolutions, Alina shares some of her favorite tips and recipes from our Real Food Reset event for a healthy and delicious 2020.

AeroFarms Named One of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019!

TIME revealed its annual list of the 100 Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun, among which is our sustainable indoor farm AeroFarms! We’re so proud of our Dream Team of AeroFarmers for working hard every single day to grow local, safe, delicious food for our communities. […]

Introducing Dream Greens Microgreens!

We are so excited to announce that we’ve officially added Microgreens to the Dream Greens family! Introducing Micro Super Mix & Micro Spicy Mix, the perfect additions to EVERY MEAL! Now available to the NYC Metropolitan Area via FreshDirect! Our locally grown microgreens are tinier greens with even BIGGER flavor, perfect to top your morning omelet, add […]

Beyond Salad: Why Dream Greens are Better for Us and the Planet

Dream Greens are locally grown all year round by the innovative, passionate people at AeroFarms, a mission-driven indoor vertical farming company committed to making our planet a greener, healthier place for all. You may be wondering why we choose to grow indoors using vertical farming technology in the first place, and what the differences are […]

Refuel Like A Pro 💪

Whether you’re training like an elite athlete or just trying to fight off a stubborn cold, Fall is a great time to refocus on your immune health and fuel your body’s natural recovery. AeroFarms Sales & Marketing Intern, Alexa, has some advice on how to refuel like a pro, which she’s developed over many years of training […]

Bringing the Farm to the School (& making greens cool!)

by Frank Mentesana (Founding Director of EcoSpaces Education, Philips Academy Charter School in Newark, NJ).   I’m Frank Mentesana, Founding Director of EcoSpaces Education. I’ve had a deep connection to food my whole life. Growing up in an Italian family, let’s just say, we were “food focused.” If we weren’t eating, cooking or shopping for […]

4 Greens Recipes That Will Make You Sparkle

It’s easy to fall in love with eating your greens when the recipes look this beautiful and taste this amazing! We sat down with the talented Brittany Barton, gluten-free and dairy-free chef, cookbook author and brilliant mind behind Sparkle Kitchen, to talk greens recipes that make us sparkle! She dreamed up four unique and delicious […]

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Recipes with Superpowers!

Our baby Dream Greens are so much more than an ingredient for your next recipe–they are powerful bursts of nutrition.  The superpowers of Dream Greens are manifold: they heal, protect, nourish, comfort and help us perform at our peak. To end National Nutrition Month with a bang, we’ve curated some of our favorite greens-forward recipes […]

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3 Nutrients in Leafy Greens You Didn’t Know You Needed

While you may be familiar with the nutrition panel on the back of the cereal box, there are potentially thousands of health-enhancing, magical vitamins, minerals and compounds in greens that don’t get as much love or attention.