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Feeding the Future of Agriculture with Vertical Farming

Field farming requires labour, amenable weather conditions, adequate sunshine for photosynthesis, irrigation, and often pesticides to protect crops. Vertical farming, a term coined by Dickson...

The urban farming pioneer who wants to feed the city’s soul

For four years after giving up his corporate job which was making him miserable, Bjorn Low spend a happy four years working on organic...

Urban farming in Singapore has moved into a new, high-tech phase

Urban farms have always been popular with gardeners in Singapore, especially those who volunteer at neighbourhood community gardens. Urban farming has become more high-tech and,...
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Urban Farm Startups Are Growing the Future

Bowery is the latest of a handful of urban farm startups attempting to reinvent how people, specifically city dwellers, get their food. Even AeroFarms, a...
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10 companies feeding the urban farming boom

With more reports sounding alarms about looming food scarcity issues, there is a boom in agriculture tech, breeding companies offering everything from unorthodox growing...

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

Midway through spring, the nearly bare planting beds of Carolyn Leadley’s Rising Pheasant Farms, in the Poletown neighborhood of Detroit, barely foreshadow the cornucopian...