• Rainbow Grocery Farm Week

    Smart Microfarms presented SpiruSource Fresh Frozen Spirulina products during Farm Week at Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco CA. Rainbow Grocery is a well known worker-owned cooperative serving San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1975. (http://www.rainbow.coop/) Along with being a local, independent grocery store, Rainbow is a resource for the community to exchange information about […]

  • 3D Bioprint Chocolate-Spirulina

    3D bioprinting chocolate-spirulina demo party by SE3D.com in Santa Clara California November 30 featured fresh spirulina from Smart Microfarms Half Moon Bay Farm and presentation by Robert Henrikson. Sponsored by SE3D.com for teachers and educators. Workshop Overview: Chocolate printing is gaining momentum since the advent of 3D printing technology. Discover how chocolate’s chemistry can affect […]

  • SpiruSource Fresh Spirulina

    The first locally grown spirulina in Northern California! Many customers prefer fresh spirulina to traditional dried spirulina. Fresh has almost no taste, and can be mixed with drinks and foods without changing the flavor. SpiruSource fresh spirulina products are available direct to consumers, at local farmers markets, in natural food retail outlets, juice bars and […]

  • Agriculture: Ancient Ways, Today & Tomorrow

    Rafael Quezada (Executive Director of The Rootstock Foundation) interviews agriculture experts and explores ancient methods of farming that can be applied to the world’s current industrial agricultural needs. Explores Aquaponics, Spirulina Algae, Cannabis. This short video documentary about new solutions through aquaponics, algae and cannabis cultivation features an interview at our spirulina microfarm in Half […]

  • Food Funded Fair

    Robert Henrikson presented “Smart Algae Microfarms” at Food Funded, May 5, in San Francisco CA at the Presidio.   FOOD INVESTOR FAIR: The Sixth Annual Bay Area Food Investor Fair Forum for impact and food investors to meet select food entrepreneurs and hear pre-screened investment opportunities. Prior investments have ranged from $25K to $10M. 2:00pm […]

  • Sustainatopia Conference

    Robert Henrikson presented “Are Algae Microfarms the Future of Urban Farming?” at Sustainatopia, May 2-4 in San Francisco CA.     The world of Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS), mission-based business, impact investing, social enterprise, and technology will gather this May at Sustainatopia, the premier green business conference. One of the largest conferences in […]

  • AIM International Readers Poll Winner

    Smart Microfarms is the winner of Algae Industry Magazine 2015 International Readers Poll in the category “Algae Microfarm”. The Algae Industry Magazine International Readers’ Poll mission is to 1. Recognize and reward innovation and excellence, 2. Convey who and what make a difference, 3. Celebrate innovative people, companies, technology.   Smart Microfarms– Richmond, California-based Smart […]

  • Help Reset the Algae Industry

    November 1, 2015 — by Robert Henrikson AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com Yes, push that red reset button to get the algae industry back on track, by nominating players who are making a real and positive contribution in the world of algae. Over this past decade, the Algae Industry has been dominated by big money chasing the mirage of […]

  • Are algae the greenhouse crop of the future?

    http://www.hortidaily.com/article/17467/Are-algae-the-fresh-and-locally-grown-greenhouse-crop-of-the-future? Algae have the potential to become a cash crop that can provide commercial greenhouse and controlled environment growers with a stable income stream, year round. According to Robert Henrikson, a pioneer in large scale commercial algae production, Spirulina algae is a crop that commercial growers could consider adding to their greenhouse or vertical farm. […]