• 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. […]

  • NAA Algae Production Workshop

    Robert Henrikson, Smart Microfarms, presented “Opportunities in Scalable Algae Microfarms: emerging production, supply chains, products and marketing” at the National Algae Association “Algae Production Networking Workshop” on April 23, 2015 in Richmond California. Collaboration + Innovation = Fast-track Commercialization of the Algae Production Industry.

  • Spirulina Viva Mexico

    In January, Robert Henrikson visited San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and just outside of town, the first spirulina algae microfarm in Mexico – Spirulina Viva. Here Katie and Paco and their sons Kai and Teo live by their greenhouse farm, producing fresh, frozen and dried spirulina and delicious spirulina snacks. They sell direct to local […]

  • Apulia Kundi Spirulina Programme

    The spirulina “Green Business – Alimenta L’Impresa” programme was presented by Robert Henrikson in Bari, southern Italy, December 3,4,5, 2014 at the agricultural technology institute Laboratori dal Basso, sponsored by Agenzia Regionale per la Technologia e L’innovazione. Streaming video and simultaneous translation attracted a large online audience. The association Apulia Kundi won a grant in […]

  • Bioneers Summit Conference

    Smart Microfarms demonstrated a modular spirulina algae growing system, a new model of the future of farming at the Change Makers Fair at the 25th Annual Bioneers Summit Conference held October 17,18,19, 2014 in San Rafael California. Bioneers – Revolution from the heart of nature. Serving shots of fresh frozen spirulina in apple, orange and […]

  • NAA Workshop for Algaepreneurs

    Robert Henrikson, Smart Microfarms, presented “Evolution of Scalable Algae Production and New Business Opportunities” at the National Algae Association “Commercial Algae Cultivation, Harvesting, Extraction Technologies and Networking Workshop” on February 28, 2014 in Richmond California. NAA is the “Home of the Algaepreneur”.