Category Archives: Vertical Farm

The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | Tech News World

“Vertical systems for hydroponic grow rooms are an adaptive application of a very old idea,” said Greengro CEO James Haas. “Vertical stacking units produce higher yields per each square foot of growing space because space is conserved for plant growth … Continue reading

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The Future of Farming, Part 1: Controlling the Environment | Tech News World

“We’re in the midst of a global movement, and the demand for locally grown, organic produce has never been stronger,” said Greengro Technologies CEO James Haas, “but the biggest problem is that in our society in the U.S., everybody stopped … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market® Funds First Large Scale Vertical Farm | PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — With the financial support of Whole Foods Market, FarmedHere expands operations within its 90,000 square foot facility in Bedford Park, IL. FarmedHere, the first USDA Certified Organic aquaponic indoor farm, qualified for the … Continue reading

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The Future of Agriculture May Be Up | The Wall Street Journal

Want to see where your food might come from in the future? Look up. The seeds of an agricultural revolution are taking root in cities around the world—a movement that boosters say will change the way that urbanites get their … Continue reading

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Floating Farms Could Provide Cheap, Plentiful Produce | Fast CoExist

When you can’t find room on land for something, make it float. It’s a principle that’s already being applied to wind farms to portions of entire cities to golf courses and resorts aimed at restoring island economies wrecked by climate … Continue reading

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Vertical farm grows on top level of downtown Vancouver parking lot | Journal Of Commerce

Alterrus Systems is installing North America’s first Verticorp vertical farming system in the middle of downtown Vancouver. The firm is installing a 6,000 square foot greenhouse on the top floor of an underused five-storey parking lot. Alterrus CEO Christopher Ng … Continue reading

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Park revives Orange County’s legacy | Capital Press

IRVINE, Calif. — Orange County is no longer the giant of agricultural production that it was 60 years ago, but today it’s a national leader in exploring the future of farming. Hydroponics, aquaponics, vertical farming, growing algae as a source … Continue reading

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