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Explore our library of informational resources on indoor gardening, hydroponics, and anything else we find interesting!

What Is A Vertical Farm?

Traditionally, farming has always meant growing horizontally. However, at JV headquarters, we’ve decided to flip that on it’s head by growing (Just) vertically! 😉 Learn more about vertical farming, and...

Cell-based Protein Podcast Transcript

Cellular agriculture is the science of growing animal proteins in cell cultures rather than livestock. Learn more from Yadira Tejeda Saldana, Jennifer Coté and Ahmed Khan.

Top 5 Plants to Grow Indoors

Looking for the best plants to grow indoors? Look no further! These five plants are easy to care for and perfect for any indoor garden.

What Is Indoor Gardening?

Indoor gardening is a growing movement (pun intended 😎). But it’s not necessarily a new movement. Indoor gardening in places like apartments, condos, and homes existed much before you or I sprouted into the...

In The Weeds Podcast - An Introduction

We here at Just Vertical have some very exciting news. We’ve launched a podcast 🎉🎉🎉! Our podcast - In the Weeds - is dedicated to discussing everything to do with food...

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Join our growing community! Subscribe to our communications where we regularly feature fun recipes, activities for you and the family, growth and maintenance tips for your AEVA & EVE, any...

What Is Urban Agriculture?

Urban agriculture, also known as urban farming or urban gardening, is the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around urban areas. Put simply, it’s about being able...

Cooking With Real (Sustainable) Food

Can you imagine sitting around the dinner table tasting new flavors from herbs you can’t buy at the grocery store? Do you want to find a solution to the soggy...

Succulents Are So 2020

Listen, we all love our ferns, cactus, succulents, snake plants, and every other orchid and tropical plant scattered throughout the house. But after all this time taking care of your...

3 Easy Plant-Based Recipes For Spring

Spring has sprung! These three easy plant-based recipes are the perfect first step to eating healthy as summer approaches. Whether it be a picnic in the park, or a socially...

Vitamin & Minerals Guide - Vitamin E

Vitamin E is the policemen in your body against the bodies no-gooders - free radicals. Free radicals are unstable chemical forms that can cause damage to cells and DNA. Vitamin...

Vitamin & Minerals Guide - Vitamin K

Vitamin K is the (k)hameleon of the Vitamin world - it can have drastically different purposes dependent on the circumstances. Find out why Vitamin K is important for your health, and...

Saving Water With Indoor Farming

1 in 5 people around the globe faces persistent problems with water scarcity. This shortage has led to a lack of clean drinking water, poor sanitation practices, unequal water distribution, and...

Vitamin & Minerals Guide - Calcium

Calcium is one of the most recognized minerals found in our modern diets and is heavily implicated in bone health. But did you know Kale has more Calcium per 100mg...

Vitamin & Minerals Guide - Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an important micronutrient known for its association with the sun. But did you know Vitamin D and Calcium are intricately related? Why should you care about Vitamin D? Read on... 

Vitamin & Minerals Guide - Vitamin C

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is one of the most studied and well-known micronutrients. But why does it matter, where can you find Vitamin C, what is the daily recommended intake (across...

Understanding Vitamins and Minerals

Part of the allure of growing your own food is exercising greater control over what you eat. The assumption is that this is generally ‘better’ for you. At Just Vertical,...

Going Hungry

In 2015, the UN released the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. In this document, 17 key goals were outlined to help guide the world to an equitable and prosperous future. These...

The Household Waste Crisis

Canada - we have a garbage problem. And the numbers are pretty staggering. According to the National Zero Waste Council, we generate approximately 26 million tonnes of waste each year....

Manufacturing In A Global Pandemic

When COVID-19 restrictions hit in Ontario, Canada, we had to adjust. As a manufacturer of physical hydroponic and indoor growing products, production couldn’t simply be moved to work-from-home. Learn how we adapted...

How Just Vertical Responded to COVID-19

SARS-CoV2, the cause of COVID-19, has spread across the world at a blistering pace, changing how we live our lives. However, the pandemic was not just left to scientists and...

Introducing the EVE

The EVE is built for the modern person on the move. Sleek, compact, mobile, and fast-growing. It has it all from the art-inspired looks to the science-backed growing method. We...

Hydroponics 102

Calling it “vertical hydroponic gardening” makes this type of gardening seem complicated and difficult, right? The truth is that vertical hydroponic gardening, especially using the AEVA is super easy.

5 Benefits of Growing Plants Indoors

Have you ever wondered why indoor plants are so popular? Do you know the real science behind why we are so drawn to them? Learn about the amazing benefits Nelson...

Indoor Gardening for all Ages

The taste of your grandmas home cooked tomato sauce , the smell of the fresh herbs that she lovingly tends to. These sensations make you feel at home in a...

Who Decides How Much Seeds Cost?

Seeds are such an important part of your farm or garden. You plant these tiny seeds and they eventually grow into the vegetables you will harvest. They are a critical...

Can I Grow Organic at Home?

We're often asked many questions about organic produce. What does it mean? What are the benefits? This article shares the many benefits of having an indoor garden and growing organic...

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