Episode 24

Go unreasonably deep on complex problems and build with naivety — Bowery Farming’s Irving Fain

Today’s episode is with Irving Fain, founder and CEO of Bowery Farming. Bowery’s efficient indoor farms grow produce free from pollutants and using significantly less water — democratizing access to fresh, local food. It’s an incredibly complex system, and Fain opens up about the arduous process it took to hone in on his idea and get Bowery off the ground, including seeking out the doubters, going unreasonably deep on a problem, and hiring his earliest employees.

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