1st July 2022
Education Environment

Children Growing As Part of Their Education: The Grow@School Project

Enabling children to grow healthy, local, and fresh produce at school. Such is the mission driving the Grow@School project run by LetsLocalise and the Green Bronx Growing project.  Children from Parklands Primary School & Torrisholme Primary School have been growing crops using Tower Gardens hydroponic systems thanks to a partnership between the UK & American […]

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Americas Environment Funding Round

Power Corp Raises $210 Million For Sustainable Agri-Food Investments

Power Corp (TSE:POW) announced the closing of an initial $210 Million of aggregate capital commitments for Lios Fund I. The funding round has seen the participation of The Canada Life Assurance Company, Farm Credit Canada (FCC), Export Development Canada (EDC), Fonds de solidarité FTQ, BMO Capital Partners, and CIBC. The Equity platform will enable the […]

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Environment Partnerships

Infarm Partners With Carbmee for Carbon Data Management

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 16, 2022 – Infarm, the rapidly growing global vertical farming company, integrates carbmee’s carbon management software to monitor and report on its Scope 3 emissions. The company recently stated its vision for the impact of the future of food and its commitment to setting Net Zero Science-Based Targets in its Impact […]

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Environment International

Franklin Templeton Latest Insights on Food Innovation & Investment Opportunities

Thought leaders from Franklin Templeton and its specialist investment managers weigh in on the challenges and opportunities facing the food and agriculture sector of the future.  SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Franklin Templeton Institute released its latest insights paper, “Food innovation: Investing to feed our future,” focusing on the innovation and investments needed to feed a […]

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EMEA Environment Vertical Farming

Future Crops Moves to 100% Renewable Energy

Future Crops, Ltd., has taken its vertical farm a further step off the grid by shifting to rely on 100% renewable energy. Harnessing the natural green powers of solar and wind energy, the company also is solving the primary hurdle to bringing the industry to a substantially greater carbon-neutral position, all while advancing its sustainability […]

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Environment Vertical Farming

Infarm Publishes Its First Sustainability Vision

In its first Impact Vision Paper, Infarm shares its commitment to transparency and sustainability The company sets clear goals and targets for four focus areas of impact Infarm, the rapidly growing global vertical farming company, today published a comprehensive Impact Vision Paper that states the company’s vision for the impact of the future of food. […]

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Americas Environment

Ottawa Farmers Hit By Storm

Last week, Ottawa was hit by destructive storms reaching, in some areas, up to 190 kilometers per hour. No tornado has however touched down. “Analysis of the data reveals that a particularly intense downburst, not a tornado, was responsible for the damage” in south Ottawa, the Northern Tornadoes Project at Western University said on Twitter Wednesday […]

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Education Environment

Yankee Stadium Unveils Tower Garden

Building upon the “New York Yankees Healthy Home Plate Program”, the famous baseball team has partnered with tower garden and Green Bronx Machine to teach young people the importance of having a healthy nutrition. “We grow vegetables, our vegetables grow students,” Stephen Ritz said in an interview with mlb.com, “and our students grow high-performing schools […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Environment

5 Sustainable Indoor Vertical Farms

Indoor vertical farming (or controlled environment agriculture) has proven many benefits over the past decade regarding the efficiency in water consumption, surface usage and the use of chemical products relative to traditional or conventional farming. Nonetheless, despite the efforts made, the energy aspect remains a talking point as it represents in some cases up to […]

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EMEA Environment

France is Facing Unprecedented Droughts

According to estimates from the minister of agriculture and the minister of ecological transition, France may face unprecendeted droughts in coming months as winter and spring hasn’t been rainful and thempreatures exceed by more than 10 degrees (celcius) what they should normally be as per data from meteofrance.  30 Departments Considered At Risk Though a […]

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