Posts tagged vertical farm
Can High-Tech Indoor Agriculture Transform Local Food?

New York City is a global leader for indoor agriculture, with farms such as Farm.One, Smallhold and Gotham Greens punctuating the concrete jungle with their innovative farming systems. But as the industry continues to grow, one central point remains unclear: Are New York’s indoor farms destined to only cater to elite clients, or can they help realize a new local food future?

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Students Grow Over 25,000 Pounds of Produce a Year in NYC Vertical Farm

What used to be the third floor chemistry lab at DeWitt Clinton High School in The Bronx has been transformed into an indoor vertical farm to feed the school and surrounding community. The farm was formally unveiled this past Saturday at a TFFJ and Sun Club press conference.

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PHILLIPS AND AGRITECTURE PARTNER FOR A BETTER FUTURE

Phillips Programs for Children and Families teamed up with Agritecture Consulting to set up a program that would lead students to job opportunities in the rapidly emerging Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) sector. The result was a unique in-school hydroponic system along with a 300-page curriculum to teach sustainability and basic CEA practices.

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Osram acquires Fluence, one of the world’s leading suppliers of smart grow lighting

OSRAM, a global high-tech lighting company based in Munich, is acquiring U.S. horticulture lighting company Fluence Bioengineering, based in Austin, TX. In our exclusive interview with OSRAM Innovation Manager Timo Bongartz, Timo explains this recent move and how it will help both companies better serve their customers.

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