Tortuga AgTech is developing robotic systems for harvesting fresh produce in controlled environments, from indoor hydroponics to greenhouses, starting with strawberries.
IKEA's iconic meatballs and packaged food products are headed for a shake-up, says Michael la Cour, so we caught up with him to find out what's in store and how startups might play a role.
Blue Apron and Chipotle are getting new CEOs after a tumultuous year for both companies, plus more in our weekly news brief.
A small group of farm robotics startups is taking on various farming tasks in the hopes of saving labor, adding efficiency, and improving precision agriculture.
Plenty CEO, Bowery CEO, and AeroFarms CEO weigh in on NOSB's decision to reject a proposal that would disallow hydroponic and aquaponic farms from being certified organic.
The Greenbelt Fund will be hosting a Local Food Symposium at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on Wednesday – November 08, 2017.
The Greenbelt Fund Local Food Symposium is an opportunity for stakeholders across the food value chain to participate in new and novel conversations about how to get more fresh, local food onto Ontarians’ plates.
Some key changes at IKEA in the wake of a deep dive into their supply chain include introducing the veggie meatball as well as taking Coca-Cola and Pepsi products off the menu.
US indoor agriculture group AeroFarms has closed a $40 million Series D round.
We caught up with Dr Gary Stutte who led research at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Centre to develop sustainable food production systems for long-duration space missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.
Indoor farming startups growing fruits and vegetables globally have raised over $285 million since the start of 2017, but the question is, who will win this market in the end, writes Dave Vosburg.
The Association for Vertical Farming would like to invite you to its annual summit in Washington, D.C. on September 22, 2017.
The summit will be held in conjunction with the University of the District of Columbia’s Agricultural Summit (September 21st).
On the final day of AgTech Week in New York City, a panel of local experts got together to think about how the city can embrace, promote and foster urban agriculture.
The company will soon break ground on a 117-acre property in Boynton Beach, Florida, which contains a 55-acre man-made lake where the firm will operate a “de-coupled” aquaponics system.
Novel farming systems are new methods of farming living ingredients for food and other applications, many of which are traditionally grown outdoors.
The Brooklyn-based indoor farming training program and container farm founded by Kimbal Musk, has raised a $5.4 million seed round led by New York-based VC Collaborative Fund, joined by several individual investors.
Green Bits, a point of sale software provider for the cannabis industry has raised $2.2 million from Casa Verde Capital, land grant deans defend NAFTA, and no consensus on organic hydroponics.
There is more variety in indoor farming businesses than the megafarms that make the news.
Agrilyst and Motorleaf have partnered up to facilitate increased automation for indoor, hydroponic growers plus new acquisitions and hiring.
It’s perhaps not news that the Middle East is in a precarious position when it comes to food security. One of the hottest, driest, and most inhospitable climates on Earth, the region’s agriculture industries are unable to feed their populations so the countries import the vast majority of their food, leaving them at the mercy of foreign governments.
Israeli digital ag startup Prospera has raised a $15 million Series B round for its end-to-end internet of things platform using AI and computer vision for indoor and outdoor farms.