Tag: indoor agriculture

2019 Silicon Valley AgTech Conference

The Silicon Valley AgTech Conference is now part of Internet of Things World, the leading conference and exhibition for strategists, technologists, developers, and implementers. Don’t

The Economics of Local Vertical and Greenhouse Farming Are Getting Competitive

The cost of farming indoors has always been a big question mark around the impactfulness of this farming method on the overall food system; if it’s too expensive, it won’t be scalable. But Peter Tasgal’s research argues that vertical and greenhouse farms are getting competitive with their outdoor peers.

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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.

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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?

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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.