Tokyo Vertical Farm Produces 10,000 Heads Of Lettuce Daily
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Tokyo Vertical Farm Produces 10,000 Heads Of Lettuce Daily

25,000 SqFt Plant Factory In Tokyo Showcases How Cities Of the Future Will Meet Rising Food Demands As Populations Grow Housed in an abandoned Sony factory, Shigeharu Shimamura, a plant physiologist and CEO of Mirai, has constructed a plant factory that showcases the future of urban food production. 25,000sqft of plant beds powered by 17,500 LED...

On August 12, 2017August 9, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 8-11-17
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Weekly Harvest 8-11-17

Happy Friday The bountiful summer harvests continue this week as we hear back on our CT Next Growth Grant, finalize the aquaculture tank setup, see blogs on the real secret for success in aquaponics and why food security offers such a big opportunity for investment. We’ll also check out some news from the industry with...

On August 11, 2017August 11, 2017by
This Is The Real Secret To A Successful Aquaponics System
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This Is The Real Secret To A Successful Aquaponics System

Where Lies The Real Magic In An Aquaponics System? Aquaponics can seem like magic when you first hear about it. Likely when you first heard about it you heard it defined as the integration of aquaculture, or the raising of fish in a closed environment, and hydroponics, the raising of plants in a soil-less medium....

On August 10, 2017August 8, 2017by
Sky Greens is Singapore’s Most Innovative Urban Farm
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Sky Greens is Singapore’s Most Innovative Urban Farm

Sky Greens in Singapore is the World’s First Low Carbon, Hydraulic Driven Vertical Farm. Sky Greens uses a patented vertical farming system in which rotating tiers of grow troughs rotate around an A-frame structure for increased growth per sqft without the need to supplemental lighting like in most tiered greenhouse operations. This keeps their carbon footprint...

On August 9, 2017August 7, 2017by
Why Food Security May Be One Of The Best Investment Opportunities Of The Century? Post One: Understanding The Opportunity
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Why Food Security May Be One Of The Best Investment Opportunities Of The Century? Post One: Understanding The Opportunity

The world’s biggest problems are the world’s biggest business opportunities.- Peter Diamandis Peter Diamandis and his Singularity University have a unique look on the World. He believes that the bigger the problem the bigger the business opportunity for the person who can create a scalable solution. What scale solution? Diamandis and S.U. are only focussing...

On August 8, 2017August 8, 2017by
Armstrong State University Finds Success Using Aquaponics in Biology Program
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Armstrong State University Finds Success Using Aquaponics in Biology Program

Armstrong State University’s FORAM Sustainable Aquaponics Research Center stands out as far as classrooms go at the University. In place of desks, laptops, and powerpoint presentations, students learning biology at ASU are surrounded by fish, plants and the relaxing sound of gurgling water as it flows through their aquaponics systems nestled in a 4,100 sqft...

On August 7, 2017August 7, 2017by
London drafts a new Urban Agriculture Strategy
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London drafts a new Urban Agriculture Strategy

In July, London drafted a new framework for a strategy that will guide and support London Ontario’s urban farming community. The draft was assisted and supported by Evergreen, a Toronto based charity with a track record of improving urban environments. The draft addresses five major aspects of urban agriculture, growing, processing, distribution, food loss and...

On August 5, 2017August 5, 2017by
Weekly Harvest: 8-04-2017
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Weekly Harvest: 8-04-2017

Happy Friday! Summer is the season of bountiful harvests and this week’s haul is no exception. This week’s bounty includes a new partnership with the Regional Water Authority to bring three aGrow aquaponics systems to local area schools, updates on the sprout Pilot Farm build out, continued discussion on the continuous investments being made in the...

On August 4, 2017August 4, 2017by
7 Ways Aquaponics Can Change Your Relationship With Food
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7 Ways Aquaponics Can Change Your Relationship With Food

This article was originally published February 26, 2015 by Spencer Curry CEO of Trifecta Ecosystems formerly Fresh Farm Aquaponics. Remember your college diet? Late night pizzas washed down with cheap beer and topped off with some even later night snacks. Looking back, I don’t know how I survived.. is there any protein or vitamins in...

On August 3, 2017August 3, 2017by
In Cincinnati, Urban Farming Sprouting Up All Over City
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In Cincinnati, Urban Farming Sprouting Up All Over City

Cincinnati is not usually the city that comes to mind when talking about cities where urban farming is on the rise. Yet behind the scenes, Cincinnati is quietly becoming a hotbed of urban farms. In fact, this past June the Cincinnati City Council launched Urban Agriculture Stat. The goal is to expand Cincinnati’s urban farming...

On August 1, 2017August 1, 2017by