26 Apr '11, 9am

Next on Green Tech Investors’ Radar: Food

Next on Green Tech Investors’ Radar: Food

Cornfield in Vermont (photo by Leon Kaye) One vague memory I have of being a Kindergartner in Silicon Valley was not visiting HP or Apple, but a neighborhood grocery store in Cupertino. The memories are hazy, but I remember staring at stacks of cardboard boxes, crates of fruits and vegetables, the other side of the wall from which cartons of milk mysteriously made their way into the refrigerator cases, and of course, trays of dismembered cows and pigs en route to the butcher counter. If investors like Ari Partovi are calling it right, however, the supermarket of the future will not be your ordinary Kroger or even a Whole Foods, nor will it source the way most grocery stores do now. Partovi envisions a green technology future where superstore employees grow food in greenhouses on roofs, cattle move from feedlots to carbon sequestration grass pastures, and farmers gingerly a...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/green-tech-investors-...

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