• 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 […]

  • 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 […]