Tag: Aerofarms

Is the Future of Farming Inside?

The future of vertical farming is bright. Advanced technology and increasingly severe weather conditions that hurt outdoor farming are contributing to big growth, albeit from a very small base. And that growth will accelerate over …

Is the Future of Farming Inside?

Is the Future of Farming Inside? Indoor farming may be the future for many leafy greens, vegetables, and fruits. As agricultural technology develops amidst severe drought in California, the future of indoor farming looks bright. ...

A Primer on Vertical Farming as the Industry Gains Steam

The modern concept of vertical farming was put forth in 1999 by Columbia University microbiologist Dickson Despommier, who along with his students, came up with a design of a skyscraper farm that could feed 50,000 people. …

Vertical Farming Advances with Largest Deal on Record

Nearly $1.9 billion of global venture capital was invested in indoor farming in 2020, nearly tripling over 2019, according to PitchBook data. With those figures in mind, here is a look into some recent developments: …