Farm-in-a-box Coming To A Distribution Centre Near You

Eric and Matt founded Local Roots four years ago. Their first purchases were broken-down, 40-foot shipping containers. Local Roots upcycles the containers into modular, shippable, customizable farms, each...

From Trains to Salad: Tokyo Metro Is Now Growing Vegetables

Under the name "Tokyo Salad" subway operator Tokyo Metro Co. is growing lettuce, assorted salad greens, and even herbs at a facility near the Nishi-kasai Station on...

Indian School Auctions Organic Produce To Encourage Farming

There have been several initiatives to promote organic farming at schools, but these projects often fall short when it comes to sustainability. Naipunnya Public School, Thrikkakara (Kerala,...

South African Inventor Profits From Exciting New Market

South African Claire Reid has most recently won the title of Agripreneur of the Year at the global competition, Future Agro Challenge. She is the inventor of a...

Taguig (Philippines) Launches Newest Urban Farm

A new urban farm which offers a view of an array of farming setups was opened to public in Taguig City as part of the city's celebration...

Young Americans are Leaving Desk Jobs to Farm

Two years ago, the 32-year-old Liz Whitehurst - who graduated from a liberal arts college and grew up in the Chicago suburbs - abandoned Washington for this...

Vertical Farming As A Solution To Urbanisation

A New York-based sustainability strategist, Henry Gordon-Smith, said more and more young people were attracted to vertical farming. Vertical farming is producing food on vertically stacked layers, or...

Farms Are Growing In Kuala Lumpur

THE notion that farming is an activity that requires a huge land area has been clearly debunked as urban farming gains ground among Malaysian city dwellers. In the...

Paris: An Organic Farm In An Underground Car Park

An underground parking garage may seem like a strange place to grow food, but the start-up Cycloponics has installed a farm in the second basement of a...

This Swedish Underground Farm Will Heat The Building Above It

Underneath a 26-floor office tower in Stockholm, an underground space will soon become a farm and, because of a unique business model, the new farm will "pay"...