Friday, October 22, 2021

Inholland University:

NL: Trial vertical farming database launched

“Information regarding vertical farming can rarely be found in one place as most is spread over different platforms, making it difficult for researchers to find all the information they could need,” says Amora Amir, lecturer at Inholland University of Applied Science. Now, the Inholland University of…

PlantLab and Syngenta sign global licensing agreement

Specialist in indoor farming PlantLab has signed a global license agreement with Syngenta, breeder of vegetable varieties and active in crop protection. "We are proud that this license agreement reaffirms the strength of our patents for indoor farming," said Michiel Peters, CEO of PlantLab. This is…

Infarm partners with online supermarket

German vertical farm expands to Czech Republic

Infarm steps into its first Eastern European country, the Czech Republic. After launching in Japan this year, the Czech Republic is the 11th country that Infarm now serves with fresh and affordable produce.  Infarm has partnered with the country’s online supermarket Rohlik.cz and will cater to the area of…

US grocery store expands offering of indoor grown lettuce

Springworks Farm announced that it is now the exclusive provider of whole-head romaine lettuce to Hannaford Supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Springworks Farm’s certified organic lettuce travels just 34 miles from its aquaponic greenhouse facilities in Lisbon to Hannaford’s…

USDA selects vertical farming platform to develop new industry standards

As vertical farming and other forms of modern indoor agriculture continue to evolve and transform the food supply, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA’s chief scientific in-house research agency, has launched an intensive study of controlled environment…

urban-gro:

Sonia Lo appointed to board of directors

urban-gro has appointed Sonia Lo to the Company’s Board of Directors. "Sonia brings experience as a leader in the CEA industry, which will be invaluable as we continue to…

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Boston-based urban farm specializes in growing microgreens

A futuristic farm based in Boston is looking to capitalize on a budding industry by bringing the farm inside. Boston Microgreens specializes in growing baby vegetables. It all started in the apartment of co-founder Oliver Homberg. The Northeastern graduate said the pandemic forced them to get creative.…

No shipping required: container farm provides fresh greens directly to community

From the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, fresh vegetables were hard to come by in rural areas outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The cost of the produce that was available began to increase, and the quality was decreasing. It was then that Kris and Brenda Sutton circled back around to an idea that Kris had…

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