In the fast-paced concrete jungle of Hong Kong, vertical farms and urban farms are sprouting up, bringing renewed energy to the agricultural landscape and a burst of green to unexpected places.
Urban Crop Solutions (UCS) and Dr Rudi Pauwels will set up a research centre on indoor farming applications in southern Spain. Research at the centre will focus on the impact of climate change on crops in Southern Europe, while working on optimising the nutrient content.
This investment will allow grant recipients to expand access to nutritious foods, foster community engagement, increase awareness of climate change and mitigate the effects within urban areas, provide jobs, educate communities about farming, and expand green spaces.
Urban agriculture is a growing trend across the country and around the world. In many cities, vertical hydroponic greenhouses and other urban agriculture facilities are making life greener, healthier, and all-around better for residents.
Here's a guide to help you understand what urban gardening entails and why it is the key to meeting growing demand while helping urban consumers and communities exercise control over the way their food is grown.
Many farmers are adopting cooperative (co-op) business methods to enhance equality and success in the workplace. When agricultural professionals work together, they have better access to essential supplies and markets.
If you've ever had a home garden, you've probably noticed that the fruits and vegetables you grow seem to last a lot longer than the ones you buy at the grocery store. Likewise, produce from farmers' markets tends to last a lot longer. What causes this discrepancy?
We're building for a future where modular vertical farming solutions are an accessible means of food production in urban areas. By modular vertical farming solution, we are referring to turnkey grow systems from the size of a shipping container down to a household appliance.
In 2019, the Lotus House community expanded its resources and programming with the arrival of a Greenery container farm. The farm is the cornerstone of the nonprofit's educational programs for young residents, inspiring their curiosity about science, plants and nutrition.
BABYLON MICRO-FARMS PARTNERS WITH HARVEST TABLE, PROVIDING FRESHER, HYPER-LOCAL FOOD OPTIONS TO TOP UNIVERSITIES ACROSS AMERICA
These micro-farms produce the freshest, high-quality selection of crops for kitchens to use in preparing their menus. Food from Babylon Micro-Farms is not only good for your health, but also for the environment.
The district has been producing food with conventional methods since the 1990s. But now, it's being expanded to integrate vertical farming systems, research and public outreach.
Fifth Season selected for its differentiated end-to-end model of robotic-based vertical farming; major distribution expansion brings the freshest-available produce to consumers across Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh
Establishes new distributed urban agriculture model to support onsite farms for grocers, restaurants and other businesses in the greater New York City area.
Urban farming in Singapore is becoming a central focus of the government and local organizations. The whole country of Singapore seems to be coming together, to find innovative ways to increase local agriculture in a very urban setting.
AeroFarms Partners To Launch First Vertical Farming Program Addressing Food Deserts, Inequity with Food Access & Education
The Vertical Farming Program will consist of 10 vertical farms throughout Jersey City located in senior centers, schools, public housing complexes, and municipal buildings. The 10 sites will grow 19,000 pounds of vegetables annually using water mist and minimal electricity.
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