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Sector | Grower in the Spotlight

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Japan: "The fewer the flowers, the bigger the strawberry"

US (CT): Former Marine scout sniper launches container farm operation

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Pakistan: Hyderbad storehouse hydroponic farm beats drought, land degradation

US: Virginia is cultivating indoor ag to force a brighter future

Antigua church community is going green to grow green

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US (MN): Marcus Carpenter opens BIPOC-owned freight farm

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UK: Growing speciality mushrooms from whiskey waste

Siemens Frankfurt installs vertical farming for its own employees

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Winemaker turned farmer goes green, sustainable, and vertical

PlanTFarm targets US, Middle East vertical farm markets

Greenhouse cultivation near cities brings us 'back to the future'

US (NJ): "We need to host events to stay alive, but township is squashing us"

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From the construction industry to the harvest

Venezuelan engineer discovers passion for urban agriculture in Argentina

Germany: Balancing farm expansion with brand identity

US (CT): Mushroom grower tackles energy costs with solar power

CAN: Kelowna vertical farm reaches new heights with expansion to retail, organic certification

US (MI): Former Detroit University students blossom in vertical farming

US (MI): Mighty microgreens: Jackie Grow gardens in her garage

US (CT): Stonington mushroom farm growing with help of science

Malaysia: Ex-rubber tapper earns income cultivating mushrooms

India: Jithu Thomas started growing mushrooms as a hobby

US (TX): Evanston-based grower makes gourmet mushroom business from the ground up

US (VA): Indoor Pulaski lettuce harvest a carbon capture venture

US (WI): Scaling sustainably: “We’re more about localized farms”

US (CA): Good Witch Farm delivers microgreens around SLO County

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"We are drastically lowering the cost of manufacturing crops"

"Predictability, reproducibility, and control":

Bell pepper plants cultivated in climate-controlled chambers

Harvesting independence in Indonesia

Market acceptance, storytelling gains and how the EU can boost CEA

France: "When explaining the benefits of vertical farming, consumers are more willing"

US (NY): Mushroom producers steadily moving to automated farms

Trinidad and Tobago: "Less isolation and more collaboration is needed"

US (NY): Microgreens farmer looking to expand across the region

Turning colleges in edible campuses

US (MO): Neon Greens opens in the Grove that serves farm-to-table salads

“We saw that we could build this type of system on a rooftop"

US (MA): Local organizations rolling out plans to address food insecurity

Norway: Cave farm uses natural insulation to cut down OpEx, delivering 1500kg of greens monthly

Nour’s resilient story in Azraq refugee camp

US (GA): 14 y/o boy is the youngest certified hydroponic grower in state

US (MD): Gov. Moore tout Bowery Farming in push for sustainability

US (NJ): Grower makes strawberries that go for $20 a box

“People are looking for jobs, and the agriculture industry is looking for employees"

Goodleaf Farms

Are consumers and customers willing to support something new?

US (FL): Hybrid farm officially opens its doors

Maldives: Hydroponic farming introduced in B. Kihaadhoo under BML Small Grants

What does the future hold for vertical farming in Canada?

Hybrid model with greenhouse makes business viable

Finland: Vertical farm only used for propagation as it’s too costly for standalone products

Podcast:

'From the plant to the plate'

CAN (BC): Grower to foster ‘food sovereignty’ with vertical farm tech

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Ethel Phiri combines scientific expertise with traditional knowledge to grow climate-smart indigenous crops

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CAN (ON): Greens grow amidst cold and snow in Nipissing First Nation

Vertical farms uses Canobi to grow leafy greens with aeroponics

US: Touring Legacy Greens' Florida farm

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Philippines: Climate-controlled tulip farm in Asia blooms

China: Vertical farm exports berries throughout Southeast Asia

Uganda: Aquaponics facility managed by team of disabled people unveiled

“You have to run on renewable energy else you carbon footprint is higher than conventional"

Philippines: Grower in Laoag City shows how to grow lettuce in hydroponics

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US (AR): Licensed urban farm working to provide healthy food locally

From a law firm to growing microgreens

US (OH): Family farm focuses on microgreens

US (TX): Indoor grower farms new workers for agriculture through desk-job benefits

Hydroponics gaining traction in South Africa

France: 13M investment for commercial-scale shrimp and greenhouse farm

US (CO): Local indoor-grown food vendors utilize grocery delivery service to fill seasonal produce gaps in Denver

Drone tour of Eden Green's vertical farm

“'It takes a village to raise a child' is a good metaphor for this industry"

UAE: Masdar City launches first indoor vertical farm

US (MD): Business accelerator awards $72,000 to Maryland growers of color

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Qatar: Grower leverages hydroponics to grow in harsh climate

CAN (ON): Cornwall grower promises year-round crop yields thanks to farming tech

CAN (BC): New hydroponic farm aims to tackle food security on the North Island

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Palestinians go hydroponic in Jordan’s ‘Gaza camp’

US (MA): New farm in South Hadley is beautiful and natural

Egypt: Despite scepticism, aquaponic farmer finds flourishing business

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No disparity between vertical farms and greenhouses:

-40°C in Finland: Power blackouts cost indoor growers €200.000+ per day

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US (NJ): From farm to table: Finn's story