9th August 2022
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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Education Environment

Stephen Ritz Interview With NYC Mayor, Eric Adams

Stephen Ritz is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning educator, author of best-selling book, The Power Of A Plant and Founder of Green Bronx Machine. Known as America’s favorite teacher and 2015 Top Ten Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize, Stephen is responsible for creating the first edible classroom in the world. He and his students have grown more than 165,000 pounds of vegetables […]

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Environment Partnerships

CubicFarms and Deloitte Join Forces on New Carbon Commercialization Program

New Data Shows Feeding Cows HydroGreen’s Fresh Forage Significantly Lowers Methane Emissions Building on university research confirming greenhouse gas emission reductions from using its indoor growing technologies, CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (TSX: CUB), a leading local chain agricultural technology company, today announced that its HydroGreen division has entered into an agreement with Deloitte LLP to develop a carbon commercialization program […]

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Environment Stock Market

CubicFarm Claims To Decrease Energy Usage By Half

In a recent press release, CubicFarm Systems Corp., announced new data that demonstrates 54% to 62% less energy is used in their module compared to results by other vertical farms surveryed globally. With electricity being the number one input cost in vertical farming, this is a significant advantage to customers using the CubicFarm System technology […]

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