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GP Solutions Donates Lettuce to Catrinas Club

GP Solutions Partners with Caterina’s Club and Chef Bruno to Feed Hungry Children

GP Solutions, Inc. developer of GrowPods – innovative controlled environment indoor micro-farms, announced it has teamed with Caterina’s Club and Chef Bruno to feed hungry children. Caterina’s Club’s “Feeding the Kids Program” provides children with a hot dinner every night throughout Southern California. Today, due to COVID-19, the region is now one of the most economically impacted in the country....

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Solution to World Food Crisis Through Vertical Farming System

Leading Investment Company Says Trend Toward Sustainable Food to Continue

GP Solutions, Inc. (OTC:GWPD), developer of GrowPods – innovative controlled environment indoor micro-farms – said that America’s food production is changing. Investors are participating in the sector, not only for healthy returns but also to fix a broken food chain that relies on enormous corporate farms that often use harmful pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides to...

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Organic Farms with Hydroponic and Vertical Farming System

Grow Pods Offer Unique Solution to Reduce Current Food Shortages

GP Solutions, Inc. developer of GrowPods, said its unique transportable micro-farms can help provide fresh food where it is needed during the coronavirus pandemic. The New York Times reported, “The coronavirus has begun affecting the nation’s food supply chains.” TIME Magazine said, “The nation’s food supply chain is breaking.” The USDA has been criticized for...

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What the Organic Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

We’re sure you heard a joke about millennials and avocado toast once or twice. If you’re under 30 its the kind of thing that gets your eyes rolling. But pretty much everyone in America will have noticed the availability of organic produce and everyone will have some kind of opinion about it. And this isn’t restricted to your stereotypes about the younger generation either! The overarching assumption is that organic produce is healthier, cleaner, greener, grown with chemicals or even pesticide-free.  We’re not here to “debunk” anything or somehow prove organic food is “bad”. You need to make your own......

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Future of Food Security Through Indoor and Vertical Farms

This Is Where The Food Of The Future Will Come From

Food security has never been more important. Our food supply chain is reliant on being able to grow, process and transport thousands of miles and if any part of the chain should break the consequences can be very serious. With the world’s growing population expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050, the U.S. Department of Agriculture sees indoor vertical farms as having potential in addressing food security. They require less labor, take less space, require less transport and food can be grown year-round. The Business of Vertical Farming Indoor vertical farms are expanding across the country. It’s still a startup......

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Farming Indoors - New Technology in Shipping Containers

Why Farming Is Moving Indoors

Indoor farming will be the next big thing. A revolution in how we grow food, moving the entire agricultural process indoors and even into the city. “Agtech” is a mixture of not only agricultural know-how but also architecture and technology so that the process of growing and consuming food is more aligned with how we actually live. The technology allows more to produce with less space and less resource. For example, it can take as many as 34 gallons to produce a head of lettuce, but there are indoor farmers who already claim to use only .25 gallon. Show me......

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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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Vertical Farming - A Solution to World Food Crisis

Is Vertical farming the Solution to the World’s Food Crisis?

Our world is changing. Food travels thousands of miles to our plates. We are short on space, energy and freshwater. And yet there are more people and more and more of us are eating unhealthily. Across the world obesity is a pandemic disease. Vertical farming could be the solution. Put simply, vertical farming is the practice of growing crops in vertically stacked layers. By its nature, it's usually an indoor technique and vertical farms can be set up in aircraft hangars, warehouses, shipping containers, tunnels, abandoned mine shafts, even abandoned subway stations! It usually involves growing plants in artificial light......

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