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The new faces of farming — millennials, career changers, refugees — are all looking for opportunities, and many of them want to farm in urban places, next to their customers
Since its introduction, over 20 years ago, coir has gained ground rapidly in North, Central and South America, as well as Asia.
Scientists are looking to genetically modify crops that were grown here in ancient times to help solve the region's food security issues.
While vertical farms can help with local hunger issues and sustainability, there are some barriers that may keep them from gaining worldwide traction. The cost of setting up a vertical farm can be prohibitive. Conservative estimates put the initial start-up cost at around $110,000, but there are estimates upward of millions of dollars.
For most people, the main purpose of going solar is to offset the cost of electricity. However, solar power systems come in two general types, grid-tied and off-grid
There are positives and negatives of growing produce far from the end consumer, but most would agree that all else being equal, local is better
High-impact businesses will receive tax credits, according to the bill. Hydroponics is the method of growing plants and produce using only water with mineral nutrients and without soil.
The hot weather has taken a toll on Australia's farmers, with many regions still in drought, and for Australia's fruit and vegetable growers, many are battling through these conditions still getting the fruit to market, although it is still having an effect.
The vehicles will bring a selection of Stop & Shop produce as well as meal kits.
Vertical farming is conceptually simple. Instead of spreading out a farm over the land, you stack it into the air using shelves and multi-storey buildings