In the past two decades, we have seen an unprecedented rise in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions which are wreaking havoc on our planet. Globally we are seeing increases in temperature, more extreme weather events, artic sea ice melting, impacts on seasonality and biodiversity, to name a few.
For years, office architects and designers have been bringing nature into the workplace, incorporating materials like wood and stone and strategically deploying plants and botanical artwork.Now, companies are inviting employees to step outside for a taste of the real thing.
You might normally associate these household brands with washing machines, televisions, or your personal computer, but these companies are now bringing their technology to horticulture and agriculture.
Their innovative solutions range from soil health, crop optimization, fertilizers and healthy biotics, to precision irrigation, insect monitoring, off road automation, AI and digitized farming operations.
In 2019 alone, Agritecture worked on projects in 9 different countries, including Kuwait, United States, France, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, Mexico, Sweden, and Canada. Overall, Agritecture has worked on 74 consultations, across 39 cities, in 19 different countries in just 4 years!
The Nisku operation is the only indoor vertical mushroom farm of its kind in Canada. It specializes in tree-loving mushrooms, so you won’t see any regular grocery store portobello or button mushrooms growing here.
Liberty Produce, a UK-based farming and technology company with expertise in horticultural lighting and fertigation systems will lead a consortium of eleven partners in a £1.3m project to accelerate the development of the UK vertical farming sector.