2021-02-06

Vertical Farming’s Success Depends on the Cheapest Lightbulb

Vertically farmed produce is far more expensive than conventionally farmed goods and even most organic produce. One option to cut costs is solar power, which has become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world.  Read more…

2021-01-04

"The shift from the old way of farming is going to be a big feature in 2021"

Henry Gordon Smith, CEO of consultancy firm Agritecture and Darryn Keiller, CEO of technology company Autogrow are positive for 2021. “The energy and the enthusiasm for CEA has not slowed down whatsoever – on the contrary. It feels like 2021 is going to be huge. We’re on track for the big boom of CEA.” Read more…

2020-12-29

UB RESEARCHERS AWARDED $1 MILLION GRANT TO ADVANCE URBAN AGRICULTURE

A team of UB researchers has received a nearly $1 million grant from the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) to test inclusive organizing models that advance policies supporting urban agriculture. Read more…

2020-07-01

COVID-19 and its Impacts on Global Food Security: A Chicago Council Online Discussion

With its Global Food Security Symposium postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Chicago Council held an online discussion about the global food security challenges posed by the pandemic, hosted by Read more…