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Berlin: fog for growing crops and plants faster and more efficient

How do you grow food in – or next to – a city without using soil? It’s exactly that question that Berlin-based start-up Lite+Fog is trying to answer. The company uses fog to grow plants more efficiently. In this episode of start-up of the day, Martin Peter, co-founder of this company, speaks about the…

Harvest Today:

The plant science behind the growing wall and its nutrient uptake

As the founder of Rhizoterra, which is a network of indoor- or outdoor farmers, producers, livestock, poultry, and basically anyone related to food production. Inside the organization, educational resources, experiential research, and knowledge are shared on vertical farming. There's a large focus on…

Gardyn Plant Health and Nutrition Research:

Seed to harvest and beyond

Written by Gardyn’s Head of Plant Health and Nutrition & Food Scientist, Lindsay Springer  In the heart of Bethesda, Maryland lies an oasis of Gardyns in an unassuming office space. Inside, a wave of floral aromas, the cheery glow of LEDs, and an entire wall of plants soothes your senses…what is this place? Welcome to The Hyve, Gardyn’s…

Grobrix installs farming walls at Shell Singapore headquarters

Grobrix, a Singapore-based agtech company and supplier of modular edible green walls has just installed its second farm wall at Shell's Singapore headquarters in collaboration with JLL, a Real estate company. Each edible wall is about 3m long and 2m high and for a high turnover volume crop like lettuce,…

Futuristic hydroponic system displayed at Vienna's Technical Museum

From a first visualization to a finished sculpture within three months. In the summer of 2021, Daniel Podmirseg, CEO of the Vertical Farm Institute, asked Roland Sier to join a project. Roland is no stranger to hydroponic farming as he has an extensive background in hydroponic consulting and plant…

Gronos:

Indoor growing system for cherry tomatoes where no labor is needed

There are currently two big issues in horticulture: saving on energy and labor and the growing demand for locally produced food. At Certhon, they have the solution for those issues, according to CBDO Edwin Vanlaerhoven: a fully automated vertical farm named Gronos. Snack tomatoesThe Gronos concept was…

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'Vertiplex' hydroponics system grows as your business grows

Green Build Systems (GBS) is developing the Vertiplex systems for restaurants, supermarkets, and the hospitality sector. The company's team includes experienced agronomists and engineers, and it has collaboration agreements with the likes of fresh produce supplier Worldfresh and GE Current, a Daintree…

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Canada’s Farm Show bringing options for year-round growing

Canada’s Farm Show kicked off Day 2 with more tools and tricks for people to grow their own food at home. For Rick Langille, growing food comes with an easy-to-use growing system operated from a person’s phone. Langille is the founder and CEO of Harvest Today, a company that promotes indoor agriculture…

ZipGrow launches new container farm

ZipGrow Inc. introduces a new container farm, the ZipPod. Backed by years of research on optimal efficiencies for container farming systems, the ZipPod is built onsite at ZipGrow facilities and was designed and engineered in-house by farmers for farmers. It will provide communities in all landscapes…

aspara by Growgreen celebrates summer and fourth of July with indoor gardening promotion

aspara by Growgreen is celebrating summer and the fourth of July with a special promotion to run from June 21-July 4 at http://www.grow-green.com/collections.  aspara Stylist Lite is a compact, stackable small greenhouse with 8 grow holes, an aesthetically pleasing decoration for all modern homes. With adjustable…

"Innovative solutions for vertical farming"

Grow Glide announces new agricultural vertical: AG Glide

Grow Glide announced a new business vertical: AG Glide. AG Glide will provide vertical racking, tables, workflow, and airflow solutions immediately, tailored to the general horticultural market. The move to agriculture comes as the parent company, Grow Glide, 20x-ed their business from 2020 to 2021,…

Germany: Reclaiming vacant spaces with local food projects and aquaponics

“With our Bushof project, the aim is to enhance a rundown underground passage by constructing a vertical farming aquaponic system. This project demonstrates how urban vacancies can be effectively used for urban farming, while working together with the local community to spread awareness about innovative…

Urban farming project: IKEA and Infarm to grow healthy herbs together

As the demand for sustainable locally grown produce increases, IKEA has entered into a partnership with Infarm to grow herbs inside the restaurants of three IKEA stores in Germany. Infarm and IKEA have carefully chosen a selection of herbs to complement the culinary range in the chain's restaurants at…

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Swegreen launches an in-store farm in Stockholm

When Stockholm's Ica Maxi store wanted to become self-sufficient in leafy greens, they chose Swegreen's in-store cultivation system. Construction is in full swing, and cultivation is expected to start in August. "We at Ica Maxi Lindhagen have high ambitions and are keen to stay at the forefront. Both in…

Self-sustained camp introduces vertical farming to its luxury resort

How a safari camp in the heart of Kenya’s Masai Mara is harvesting 200kg monthly

Everyone has seen those beautiful safari resorts, where elephant, giraffe, and lion sightings are an everyday norm. However, in the midst of this rugged landscape and the leisure facilities of one particular camp, something stands out. In a small, protected area surrounded by indigenous forest, several…

Canada: Combining vertical with hybrid solutions to 'serve the underserved'

“As an Indigenous-owned company in Canada, our social mission as a social enterprise Beneficial Corporation is to lower produce costs in Far North Indigenous communities by 25% and to get more than 600 of our rural and remote communities across Canada to establish or stabilize their food sovereignty,”…

Babylon Micro-farms launches new growing system

Babylon Micro-Farms announced the launch of its all-new Micro-Farm, the Galleri. The Galleri Micro-Farm features an easy-to-clean tray, a water temperature control system, a full-glass enclosure, and an improved sensor array. Together with the BabylonIQ automated growing system and companion mobile app,…


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