Posts tagged rooftop farm
From roof to table: How 'data nerds' are transforming Quebec's produce markets

A decade ago, Mohamed Hage and Lauren Rathmell set out to change the way Montrealers get their fresh produce. Their company, Lufa Farms, has so far opened 3 rooftop greenhouses, currently employing 200 people and offering fresh, locally grown produce directly to thousands of customers in Montreal and beyond.

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Want to start your own urban farm? This 2-day class will save you time and money down the road

If you're thinking about starting an urban farming business, you're not alone! More and more people are becoming interested in commercial urban farming. But no matter how you envision your farm, it's essential to understand the common mistakes made in the industry, and the simple solutions that will save you a lot of time, money and stress as your business grows. Agritecture's Commercial Urban Farming Class is one of the best ways to gain insider knowledge before you start your farm. This 2-day class gives you only the most important knowledge and skills to plan out and profitably operate an urban farm of your dreams.

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“World’s Most Sustainable Shopping Centre”, with Rooftop Farm, to Open in Melbourne

Frasers Property Australia has announced plans to regenerate Burwood Brickworks in Melbourne’s east into what it’s calling “the most sustainable shopping centre in the world”.The developer has enlisted eco-pioneer, florist and designer Joost Bakker – best known for his sustainability-focused projects Silo, Brothl and Greenhouse – as a creative consultant to help turn the site’s 2000-square-metre rooftop into an urban farm and restaurant space.

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EXCLUSIVE: AmHydro Announces 8 New Rooftop Farms To Be Built in Singapore

AmHydro, which designs and builds hydroponic growing systems all over the world, has just announced that it is starting construction of 8 rooftop greenhouses on a building complex in Singapore. In total, the farms will cover over 35,000 square feet. The first greenhouse is expected to go up this March, and begin producing plants by the summer. In a country where most food is imported at a premium, these new greenhouses will be a significant addition to the local urban agriculture movement.

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Brooklyn Grange Announces its Third Commercial Rooftop Farm in Staten Island

 The Nicotra Group has entered into a partnership with Brooklyn Grange to manage a 40,000-square-foot organic rooftop farm at Corporate Commons Three, which is being built in Bloomfield.Brooklyn Grange -- a leader in rooftop farming -- will design and operate the farm, which will sit atop an eight-story office building being constructed on an 8.5-acre site inside The Teleport.

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