A broad overview of how CEA & Vertical Farming could help to address protein needs and challenges, how crop diversification could aid the industry, and how integration & hybrid approaches will be vital to success as part of a more purpose driven food system.Continue reading “CEA Protein Imperative: Possibilities, Opportunities & Challenges”
The Farm Tech Society (FTS) is an international non-profit industry association that unites and supports the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry, seeking to strengthen the sector through the development and implementation of resilient and future proof methods and technologies for indoor growing.
The Vertical Farming Conference is part of the Agrifood Innovation Event.Continue reading “Farm Tech Society is industry partner of the Vertical Farming Conference”
Expanding cities across the world rely increasingly on the global food network, but should they? Population growth, urbanisation and climate change place pressure on this network, bringing its resilience into question. For decades urban agriculture has been discussed in popular media and academia as a potential solution to improve food security, quality and sustainability. The new idol in this discussion is the vertical farm: A fully closed system for crop production.Continue reading “Vertical farming: How to bring a dream to reality”