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Vertical Farming Upgrading the Agriculture Technology

How Vertical Farming Reinvents Agriculture

Across the world in sealed shipping container and labs, revolutions are being plotted. This sounds like a James Bond movie but it’s happening for real and (this time) the revolutionaries are on our side! What’s the aim? Only the oldest, most-established industry in the world: farming. The basic elements have been the same for thousands of years and are so familiar most people won’t even think about the assumptions - farming is an activity where crops are grown outside in dirt and plants grow with sunlight and rain and are harvested once a year, right? The future of farming is......

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GP Solutions’ GrowPods Can Help Farmers Reduce Financial Risk & Increase Quality Control

GP Solutions (OTC:GWPD), the developer of modular controlled-environment micro-farms, says that GrowPods may help farmers reduce risk and increase quality control. Crop failure can be devastating for large and small farms. Crop failure does not only occur in open fields – even in greenhouses and indoor cultivation facilities, crops can fail for a variety of...

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Container Organic Farming

Why Eating Local is Best

The Future is Growing Locally So you’ve made the big step. You’ve decided that buying locally grown food is best or you and your family. But do you realize how it also benefits your local community and your environment? It's not just better for you, it's better for everyone. As one of the top vertical farm companies in America we’ve learned loads about the benefits of container farms and how they can enable hyper-local food. Transporting food literally thousands of miles burns tons of gas, and is highly polluting but by buying locally you are boosting your local community's health......

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Indoor Farming on Shipping Container

Your Food should be Fresher

Your Food Should Be Fresher! Not that long ago it seemed to be revolutionary to find organic food in a supermarket. But if you look closely, you'll find that very recently things have been changing again. You might see a section for locally grown food, perhaps a label with CNG on it (certified naturally grown) or even food marked as hydroponic. What does this mean? Your food is getting healthier and fresher. How is this a revolution? Sourcing organic food isn’t so hard as it’s mainly changes at the farming and production end. But stocking local or even transparently sourced......

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