In the Press

Rise Gardens Helps You Grow the Perfect Tomato in Your Living Room

Maintaining a garden in Chicago is difficult. Not only is the region plagued with a short growing season and unpredictable weather, but figuring out how to provide fruits and vegetables with the perfect amount of water, sunlight and nutrients can be confusing.

Rise Gardens Is on a Mission to Make the Smart Farm Part of the Everyman’s Kitchen

One question we’ve asked for a while here at The Spoon is whether vertical farms will eventually make their way into the average consumer’s home. Versions of these farms self-contained, temperature controlled smart gardens have existed for years now, but they’ve historically gotten the most adoption among startups and independent food producersselling to local retailers...

Sports Broadcast Innovator Focuses on Food Technology

Adams had just sold Sportvision, a tech firm known for sports television innovations like the first-down yellow line on football broadcasts. “I spent my career in technology,” Adams says, “but I really wanted to do something that would have an impact. I wanted to make it simple for people interested in eating better to be able to grow things like salad greens, kale and tomatoes indoors.”

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Are In-Home Vertical Farms the Next Big Appliance for Connected Kitchens?

A little less than a year ago, The Spoon looked at a number of hydroponic farming devices that could fit into the average person’s apartment. These were for the most part table-top models or units that could hang on a wall. At the time, the concept of having a grow system in your own home seemed more than a little novel.

Unboxing and reviewing the new indoor Rise Gardens hydroponic garden

Over the next several posts, I'm going to provide my review of the family's new indoor garden. At the point this article is being written, it's been unboxed, assembled and we've planted the first round of seeds. I anticipate by the time I'm done with this series, I'll have some plants migrated from the nursery to the garden itself. Once I reach the point of harvest, I'll provide a follow up.

Reinventing Indoor Gardening

Rise Gardens’ mission is to reinvent indoor gardening with a family of products and solutions for consumer and commercial markets. Over the last couple of years, their team has worked to develop a novel high yield hydroponic technique. In preparation for the launch of their first consumer unit, we came on-board to help refine their system prototype. Our focus was to reduce the learning curve for the users and stigma associated with hydroponic systems by simplifying the user experience while elevating the innovative technology behind it.

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Rise Gardens is a high-quality, self-watering hydroponic gardening system, complete with everything you need to grow delicious vegetables, fruits, and herbs inside any room of your home, all year long. Grow up to 12 plants per level, and use the Rise Gardens app to help guide you through the growing process if you’re new to hydroponics.

Rise Gardens Is on a Mission to Make the Smart Farm Part of the Everyman’s Kitchen

One question we’ve asked for a while here at The Spoon is whether vertical farms will eventually make their way into the average consumer’s home. Versions of these farms self-contained, temperature controlled smart gardens have existed for years now, but they’ve historically gotten the most adoption among startups and independent food producersselling to local retailers...

In Rise Gardens we believe that being close to your food and nature is key to improving your life. That is why we created the Indoor Gardening Shelf, to enable anyone (gardener or not) to grow their own greens at home. By leveraging professional vertical farming techniques and human centered design, we have created a device that integrates seamlessly into your life while generating produce you’ll be proud of!