29th September 2022
Corporate Partnerships Urban Farming

Common Farms, K11 & Nespresso Launch Sustainability Concept

In partnership with K11 Musea and Common Farms, Nespresso has launched a new sustainability concept named RE:FARM. The concept, aims to showcasing the journey of Coffee, “from the capsule to cup to the dining table”. The show will run from September 2022 to June 2023 in Hong-Kong where visitors can interact with the results of […]

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Americas Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Jamaican Minister Eyes Urban Agriculture Expansion

For the past couple of months, the Jamaican government has sought to make the country more food secure by creating opportunities for self-sufficiency. The Campaign “Grow Smart, East Smart” is an illustration of the country’s willingness to expand the implementation of agricultural practices in urban areas, including backyard gardening and vertical farming. “We recently launched […]

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Corporate Economy Urban Farming

Agriplay Ventures To Participate In THRIVE Global Academy

Agriplay Ventures Inc. is selected to participate for its unique and innovative technology and potential to disrupt the agrifood industry with SVG Ventures’ THRIVE Global Academy. The Calgary-based elevated urban farming company has been accepted to participate in the 12-week agrifood program further enabling its ability to collaborate and continue to move its business forward. […]

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Corporate Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Transforming Calgary’s Commercial Real-Estate Into Vertical Farms

We sat with Agriplay Ventures Inc. (Website, LinkedIn) President Dan Houston to discuss the company’s recent development and his future outlook on the industry. All images used in the article are provided and owned by Agriplay. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Agriplay vows to re-purpose underutilized commercial real-estate into productive vertical farms. By using versatile […]

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EMEA Environment Urban Farming

Kuwait Launches Sustainable City XZERO

After Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, NEOM in Saudi Arabia, and YITI in Oman, a new sustainable city is being developed in Kuwait aiming to provide a net zero carbon lifestyle for 100,000 residents. Indeed, XZERO City is a planned sustainable community, spanning 1,600 hectares in the south of Kuwait with 30,000 residential units and […]

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EMEA Univeristy Degrees Urban Farming

New NUS Research For Novel Solutions In Urban Farming

The S$10 million center brings together interdisciplinary experts – such as plant and food scientists, engineers as well as computer scientists – to develop novel solutions for urban farming. In the face of challenges posed by climate change, population increase, and potential food-chain disruptions caused by pandemics and natural calamities, ensuring an adequate supply of […]

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EMEA Finance Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Scotland Grants £200m To 150 Agriculture Projects

The Scottish government is said to contribute £200m to over 150 agriculture projects over the next five years. These projects include innovative studies and research on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture among other aspects. The investment will be part of the 2022-2027 Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Strategic Research Programme (SRP). “In total, we […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Shipping Container Farm Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Light Science Technologies Launches All-In-One SensorGROW

Cost and waste saving tool offers instant actionable insight for better control and performance   Light Science Technologies (LST) has announced the launch of sensorGROW, an all-in-one growing intelligence tool aimed at giving indoor farmers better environmental control while saving costs and reducing waste. Ideal for any controlled growing environment including greenhouses, polytunnels, vertical farms, […]

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Americas Urban Farming Vertical Farming

ZipGrow Inc. Launches Supersized Container Farm

ONTARIO, CANADA – Best known for the innovation and installation of vertical indoor hydroponic farms around the globe, ZipGrow Inc. is thrilled to expand its system portfolio and announce its first turnkey container farm innovation; the ZipPod. Backed by years of research on optimal efficiencies for container farming systems, the ZipPod is built onsite at […]

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Americas Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Colorado is Home To Many Indoor Vertical Farms

Beyond the globally renowned landscapes, wildlife, and ski resorts, Colorado is welcoming an increasing number of indoor vertical farming facilities. Many vertical farming companies have implemented operations or, are headquartered in the Centennial State, the latest joining was the indoor vertical farming company, Kalera AS as they recently opened their Aurora facility and started producing […]

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