Posts tagged vertical farming
How will we feed the world, if we can't even water our crops?

Global aquifer levels are becoming dangerously low, creating serious trouble for the people, farmers and countries that depend on these fresh water sources. Sustainable farming methods that are less water intensive, such as hydroponics, are becoming increasingly necessary to preserve these essential natural resources.

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Agriculture Tech And Investing Need A Diversity Overhaul - Here's How

Agriculture is still fighting a stigma of being “behind the times”, and this sentiment remains true for diversity within the ag-tech and ag-investment communities. Steps are being taken to address this issue, including this open-sourced list of female leaders in agtech, but more effort is undoubtedly needed.

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How "Plant" Is Designing The Future Of Food And Education

Now a “reformed capitalist” after many years at Bank of America, Karim Giscombe and his team have launched two new platforms to impact the intersection of food and society. One is Plant, a service provider operating high-tech greenhouses, and the other, Plant4Tomorrow, is a nonprofit research and development initiative that aims to partner with school districts and educational institutions.

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The World's Leading Horticulture Technology Fair Just Got Even Brighter With Valoya

Every two years, over 10,000 horticulture professionals gather in Amsterdam for GreenTech. This is without a doubt the most exciting event for all things horticulture + technology. It's all happening June 11-14 and you do not want to miss it! We are particularly excited this year about attending Valoya's FREE special LED conference on June 13th. It's going to feature heavy hitters like Stefanie Linzer, Biologist at Valoya and Richard Ballard, Co-Founder at Growing Underground (the amazing vertical farm in a bomb shelter in London). 

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