Want Actionable Indoor Farming Insights? You’re in the Right Place.


  • Get unbiased industry insights
  • Connect with other growers, suppliers and investors
  • Promote products and services
  • Learn the basics of indoor farming and get training solutions
  • Get tips on how to plan, build and operate a successful vertical farm
  • Participate in webinars and other events

We can also help broker investment opportunities, perform feasibility assessments, and help your community attract indoor farming companies and jobs.

Eric W. Stein, Ph.D.

Eric W. Stein, Ph.D.

Founder and Executive Director

We believe that the establishment of the Center of Excellence will propel the overall development of the indoor agriculture industry.

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

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Plan Your Farm

Train Smart Growers

Run Your Farm

Grow Your Business

Want to Network?

Join Industry Connect and Hang Out

Benefit from connections to other growers, consultants, vendors, universities, and communities. Industry Connect (TM) is free and connects you to other members through our social media platform. Participate in existing user and friend groups or create your own!

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About Our Business Partner Plans


Promote Your Brands

Company members benefit from brand, product, and service promotion. Create a profile and link to social media. We will post your logo to our website and feature you in our communications.


Leadership and Strategy Insights

Our premium business plans include participation in annual Leadership and Investing Round-tables on key topics. We also include a strategy session with the COE Director.


Sell Products and Services

Our COE Marketplace offers an eCommerce storefront for direct sales of products and services. Already have an eCommerce solution? No problem. Set up a storefront with affiliate re-directs. Receive weekly reports on activity.


Dedicated Account Manager

Our premium business plans feature a dedicated account manager who will assist with registration, setup, and customer support.