FarmBot Reduces Complexities For Microfarming Growth

Seeking to influence the next generation of food production, FarmBot, the world’s first open-source, CNC small-scale farming machine, gives individuals the power to create and manage a...

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...

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...

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"...

‘Closed Loop’ Urban Farm In Singapore Tackles Food Waste With Insects

Citizen Farm has been using the black soldier fly to help grow its vegetables, as food for its fish and to help tackle food waste - the...

Africa Needs Its Version Of Vertical Farms To Feed Growing Cities

Vertical farms use high tech lighting and climate controlled buildings to grow crops like leafy greens or herbs indoors while using less water and soil. Because it's a...

South Africa’s Chamber of Mines Shows-Off Potential of Rooftop Agriculture

South Africa's Chamber of Mines is aiming at creating a vibrant urban agricultural ecosystem by repurposing disused rooftops and making use of hydroponics and aquaponics to produce...

Growing Greens in the Spare Room as ‘Vertical Farm’ Start-Ups Flourish

Dan Albert’s farm is far from traditional. Farmbox Greens is inside a two-car garage behind Mr. Albert’s Seattle home. It consists of 600 square feet of microgreens...