Alex Pate is the farm manager of Square Roots Brooklyn. Alex talks about Square Roots and their mission to grow food in the city with technology-based agriculture, using container units fitted out to maximize limited amounts of space.
Top 5 -yesterday
- Growy acquires assets and team of Kalera International (&ever)
- Why vertical farming falls short of the hype
- US (WI): Organic grower is planning five-story urban farm development in Milwaukee
- Israeli startup growing ready-to-eat duckweed-based green for daily intake
- Baby vs. teen leaf : what’s the best approach for loose leaf lettuce?
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
- "We could produce about 1,000 heads of lettuce every single week"
- CAN (AB): Solar-powered farms yield 12k heads of lettuces per month
- Saffron: a proper crop for enhancing profits?
- UAE: “Growing in soil is more expensive, but the plant is so much better”
- “Pioneers get killed, second-generation farmers get rich”
Squeezing acres of farmland into a 40-foot shipping container
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Other news in this sector:
- 2023-01-25 Why container farms?
- 2023-01-23 "Our farm consumes 600 kW/h per m2 of cultivation area per year"
- 2023-01-23 Taiwan: Metro stations morph into vertical farms
- 2023-01-20 Are container farms all the same?
- 2023-01-18 CAN: Canadore College adopts farm to grow their own veggies
- 2023-01-12 CAN (BC): Recently added container farm to supply leafy greens to Fernie
- 2023-01-12 CAN (AB): The couple behind Vertical Roots' site in Edmonton
- 2023-01-06 Why 2023 is the year to start a hydroponic farming business
- 2022-12-12 "Demand grows while supply chain falls short"
- 2022-12-09 Modular farm project to provide year-round produce at Saskatchewan grocery store
- 2022-12-09 US (NE): Metropolitan Community College prepares for launch of ‘Freight Farm’
- 2022-12-08 US (FL): Hospital adds container farm to their resume
- 2022-12-02 Canada: New growing containers will bring the green to Nipissing
- 2022-11-21 Czech Republic: Building more farms domestically with new partnerships
- 2022-11-16 Freight Farms raises $17,5 mln in funding
- 2022-11-16 US (NY): Firm seeks zoning variance to build micro farm out of shipping containers near Buffalo Broadway market
- 2022-11-14 UK: Container farm to be brought to West London
- 2022-11-09 Chile: Startup with modular farms gains investor interest
- 2022-10-28 Square Roots celebrates new indoor farm in Ohio with Gordon Food Service
- 2022-10-27 Mokena man grows urban farm in a shipping container in his driveway