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Digging in the Dirt with Tech Entrepreneur Kimbal Musk – Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Chicago Tonight | WTTW Digging in the Dirt with Tech Entrepreneur Kimbal MuskChicago Tonight | WTTWThat falls under the banner of his venture, Square Roots, a Brooklyn-based urban farming and entrepreneurship program. “It’s extraordinary how much food they can grow,” he said. Square Roots creates modular, indoor, climate-controlled farms that can be …and more » Read More

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This company wants to build a giant indoor farm next to every major city in the world – Vox

Vox This company wants to build a giant indoor farm next to every major city in the worldVoxFor as long as I can remember, people have been hyping vertical farming — growing crops indoors, using vertical space to intensify production. Its virtues, relative to conventional agriculture, have long been clear. Indoors, the climate can be […]

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Vertical Farming developing sustenance in vertical stacked layers, set to witness a CAGR of 24.9% during 2017-2023 – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Vertical Farming developing sustenance in vertical stacked layers, set to witness a CAGR of 24.9% during 2017-2023GlobeNewswire (press release)AeroFarms claims that it uses 95% less water than a traditional farm due to its specially designed root misting system. Automatic seed planters, harvesting robots, greenhouse roof washers, indoor farming has long relied on automation, and this […]

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Organic farming on a shelf with hydroponics – Agriland

Agriland Organic farming on a shelf with hydroponicsAgrilandHydoponics is a method of “indoor farming”, where no soil is used to grow plants. Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) voted in favour of hydroponics retaining its certified organic status. Protesters against the organic label … Read More

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‘Smart agriculture’ could be worth $18 billion by 2025 – Produce Grower (press release)

Produce Grower (press release) ‘Smart agriculture’ could be worth $18 billion by 2025Produce Grower (press release)Traditional farming techniques witness several barriers such as climate change, high labor cost. These disadvantages can be overcome with the use of technologies such as LED indoor farming, which creates a nature-like condition to help farmers meet the …and more » Read […]

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Smart Agriculture/Farming Market Worth $18.21 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc. – PR Newswire (press release)

Smart Agriculture/Farming Market Worth $18.21 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.PR Newswire (press release)Traditional farming techniques witness several barriers such as climate change, high labor cost. These disadvantages can be overcome with the use of technologies such as LED indoor farming, which creates a nature-like condition to help farmers meet the …and more » Read More

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GeekWire: Bezos-backed indoor farming startup Plenty opens 100K square-foot facility in Kent – KING5.com

KING5.com GeekWire: Bezos-backed indoor farming startup Plenty opens 100K square-foot facility in KentKING5.comAn indoor farming startup backed by some of the biggest names in tech has arrived in Seattle, expanding its effort to change how people eat fruits and vegetables. Plenty today announced that it will open a 100,000 square-foot farm in Kent, Wash., where […]

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This Is Why Jeff Bezos Is Spending Millions on an Indoor Farming Startup – Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest This Is Why Jeff Bezos Is Spending Millions on an Indoor Farming StartupArchitectural DigestBut one well-funded startup believes that its technology harbors the secret to bringing “backyard quality” produce to the masses, and hopes that its newest indoor growing facility in Kent, Washington will prove it. At just 100,000 square feet, Plenty’s …A […]

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MIHALOPOULOS: Pop tax foe no fan of paying own property taxes on time – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times MIHALOPOULOS: Pop tax foe no fan of paying own property taxes on timeChicago Sun-TimesMorrison is part of an indoor farming company in Michigan. According to records there, the Internal Revenue Service filed tax liens for a total of $87,368.83 against the company, Green Spirit Farms of New Buffalo, Mich. “Green Spirit Farms is […]

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Jeff Bezos-backed indoor farming startup Plenty opens 100K square-foot facility in Seattle region – GeekWire

GeekWire Jeff Bezos-backed indoor farming startup Plenty opens 100K square-foot facility in Seattle regionGeekWireAn indoor farming startup backed by some of the biggest names in tech has arrived in Seattle, expanding its effort to change how people eat fruits and vegetables. Plenty grows its plants in 20-foot tall towers inside a climate-controlled facility with … […]

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Hydroponic Produce Can Be Labeled Organic, Says USDA Advisory Board – Food & Wine

Food & Wine Hydroponic Produce Can Be Labeled Organic, Says USDA Advisory BoardFood & WineAs a result, hydroponics and other types of high-tech indoor farming raise an interesting question: Can produce be “organic” when the method used to grow it doesn’t really seem natural at all? The National Organic Standards Board, the 15-person Federal …Hydroponic farming […]

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Pioneers of organic farming are threatening to leave the program they helped create – Washington Post

Washington Post Pioneers of organic farming are threatening to leave the program they helped createWashington PostAt issue was whether a booming generation of hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic farms — which grow plants in nutrients without using soil, frequently indoors — could continue to sell their produce under the “organic” label. In a series of narrow […]

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Hanoi cafe features indoor waterfalls, koi-carp ponds and an aquaponics vegetable patch – Dezeen

Dezeen Hanoi cafe features indoor waterfalls, koi-carp ponds and an aquaponics vegetable patchDezeenBehind the scalloped facade of the Koi Cafe in Hanoi, Farming Architects has created a fish pond, an indoor waterfall and a rooftop vegetable patch that exists in a self sustaining eco-system. A steel frame has been added to the existing three-storey … […]

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