Category: Novel Farming Systems

growing underground

These London Vegetables Can Survive A Bomb Blast

Two urban farmer-founders have been using a Second World War air-raid shelter as their first controlled environment agriculture site for their London-based agtech startup Growing Underground.
container farming

What is the Future of Container Farming?

Growing in retrofit shipping containers has received significant buzz over the past five to 10 years as produce is grown hyper-locally on a small footprint. But how viable is this form of growing in the long term?
norway agritech

Norway AgriTech: Punching Above its Weight

During this year’s World Agritech Innovation Summit in London, five out of the 13 startups showcased were Norwegian. Why does this small mountain nation have so many technology ideas?
BrightFarms

BrightFarms Doubles Funding with $55m Series D

Though Bright Farms' funding hasn't quite caught up to its higher raising counterparts in AeroFarms and Plenty, the greenhouse grower appears to be the closest to being a national brand.