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Taking Agriculture to New Heights

Marc Oshima
Co-Founder
Chief Marketing Officer
MarcOshima@AeroFarms.com

@AeroFarms
2050
>9.5 billion people
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Dr Eric Brennan USDA-ARS
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76% Loss from Start to Finish
Seed to Harvest
50% Loss

Farm to Retail
7% Loss

Retail to Consumer
14% Loss

Consumer to Waste
41% Loss

Source: USDA for Romaine and Leaf Lettuce


Increasing Costs for Farming
How to Define our Industry
Indoor
Vertical
Farming
We are on a mission to build and operate
environmentally responsible farms throughout the
world enabling local production at scale to nourish our
communities with safe, nutritious, and delicious food.
Addressing the UN’s SDGs

Creating good Combatting food Developing Farms in schools Growing in a Working with
jobs deserts nutrient dense closed loop underserved
produce system communities

Investing in R&D Rockefeller 100 Building Zero river run-off Responsible


and national farm Resilient Cities environmentally agriculture. No
rollout partner responsible farms soil depletion
Transforming Communities
Repurposing Buildings
Before After
Educating Communities
Leading the Way

Thrive Top 50

Finalist
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Automating Key Processes

Seeding Growing
Harvesting Packaging

Cleaning
“The potential I see is so great that I
coined a new term - precision plants!”
- Executive Director FFAR Dr. Sally Rockey

“AeroFarms will help lead the produce


industry with a science-backed
approach to understand how to grow
great tasting and nutritionally dense
products consistently all year.”
- President and CEO United Fresh
Produce Association, Tom Stenzel
Bringing Internet of Things to Life
Core
Deep Learning
Nodes MOBILE APPS

Environmental Vision Inference OPERATIONAL /


Controls Results ANALYTICS
Trained Models DASHBOARDS
Edge Gateway
OPC UA JSON/AMQP
In-Tower
Grow Cameras
JSON/AMQP

Control and
CLOUD
GATEWAY
Cloud
Telemetry
Ingestion, Analytics,
Grow Tower Deep Learning,
Sensors and
Controls
Control, Presentation

Edge
Nutrient
Dosing
System
Harvest Cameras Tablet

Packager Check Metal


Weigher Detector
Monitoring 24/7
Harvesting Insights
Revolutionizing Agriculture
Celebrating Flavor
Top Chef
Marcus
Samuelsson
Top Chef
David Chang
Addressing Food Waste
AeroFarms Arugula vs USDA

USDA
Vitamin A
AeroFarms +109% vs. USDA:

USDA
Vitamin C
AeroFarms +252% vs. USDA:

0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%


Promoting Biodiversity
www.DreamGreens.com
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Creating Engaging Content
Scaling Around the World
AeroFarms has a Great Line Up of Global Investors
Marc Oshima
Co Founder and Chief Marketing Officer
Marc.Oshima@AeroFarms.com

@AeroFarms
@LoveDreamGreens