29th September 2022
EMEA Markets Stock Market Urban Farming

Singapore Urban Farm Plans Leads To Publicly-listed Companies

For the past decade, food insecurity has been a prominent discussion in Singapore as the small city-state seeks to ensure its food supply despite the lack of arable land (Only 1% of land available for food production) and its important reliance on food imports (90% of their food is imported). This situation was only exacerbated […]

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Corporate Partnerships Urban Farming

IKEA & Infarm to Grow Healthy, Sustainable Herbs

IKEA is testing Infarm’s vertical farms in three furniture stores in Germany. The aim is to inspire IKEA employees and customers to lead healthier and more sustainable lives. Berlin, Germany, June 14, 2022. As the demand for sustainable locally grown produce increases, IKEA has entered into a partnership with Infarm to grow high-quality herbs inside […]

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Americas Economy Urban Farming

USDA Grants $43 Million for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production

Funding is the First Part of a $75 Million Investment to Support a Fairer Food System and Expand Access to Nutritious Food WASHINGTON, June 3, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces significant investments to support urban agriculture, including $43.1 million for grants and cooperative agreements as well as six new urban county committees […]

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International Urban Farming

90 Game-Changing Solutions for Sustainable Cities

Leading Cities, a global non-profit driving resiliency and sustainability for cities, in partnership with QBE Insurance, have selected 90 of the world’s most impactful solutions for advancing sustainable development goals. The QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge is recognized as one of the Top 5 Govtech accelerators in the world and this year the program broke previous […]

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Corporate EMEA Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Sunway XFarms To Open Largest Farm In Kuala Lumpur

Sunway XFarms plans the launch of Kuala Lumpur City Centre’s largest indoor vertical farm in Q3 2022. Created during the pandemic, the company was founded by Sunway Property and Sunway Education Group. It has since produced food for more than 1,800 families wither over 15,000 kg of leafy greens grown and harvested in Sunway’s smart […]

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Urban Farming Vertical Farming

ACTX Modular Hydroponic Farms Allow Groceries to Give End-Users a Farm-to-Table Experience

Advanced Container Technologies, Inc (Ticker: ACTX), announced that GrowPods – innovative modular hydroponic farms – can give grocers the ability to grow and sell ultra-clean and fresh strawberries and leafy greens such as lettuce, kale, and micro-greens, from a self-contained unit that can be located as nearby as the store’s parking lot. According to Grocery Dive, Meijer Stores are using modular […]

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EMEA Shipping Container Farm Urban Farming

Dubai Hotel Launches New Hydroponic Container Farm

Founded in July 2020, GreeenTech is the first in the Czech Republic to produce hydroponic containers, a technological solution to enable local cultivation of vegetables, micro greens and small fruits anywhere in the world. “The company was founded by Karokina Pumprova, Milan Soucek and I with the aim of producing hydroponic growing systems. The main […]

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Urban Farming Videos

Urban Farming In Hong-Kong’s Skyscrapers

Have a look at this video from Forbes Asia, presenting Farm66, a high-tech urban farm co-founded by Gordon Tam. Since 2013, Farm66 has been developing and practising the concept of urban farming. Through patented in-house innovations, such as “Multi-layer Vertical Planting (MVP) structure”, “Soilless Hydroponics Farming (SHF) techniques”, “Indoor Aquaponics Farming Eco-system (IAFE)”, “Energy-efficient LED […]

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Education Urban Farming

Green Bronx Machine Partners With NYC Department of Housing Preservation

Green Bronx Machine is Proud to Announce Partnership with New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) in collaboration with NRP Group, Selfhelp Real. HPD, NYCHA, & HDC ANNOUNCE PLANS AND PARTNERS TO BUILD A 195-HOME, WELLNESS-CENTERED, SUSTAINABLE MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT FOR LOW-INCOME […]

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EMEA Funding Round Urban Farming

Infarm Gets Backing From Qatar Wealth Fund

The new capital will be used to support Infarm’s global growth strategy, including the expansion of its existing vertical farming network in the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe, and entry into new markets in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East By 2030, the company plans to significantly increase its presence to 100 Growing Centres in […]

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