I ran a vertical hydroponics farm for a year and I want to share exactly what I bought and how much it cost. In this post I want to:
- Summarize my vertical farming journey
- Show you exactly what I spent my money on
- Give you a model to estimate costs for your farm
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Friend of the site Farmer Tyler just released a great series of short videos on lighting for plants (all applicable to indoor vertical farms) and asked me to take a look. Short answer: it’s great.
Infarm raises $25m to bring fresh produce to cities across Europe
“Urban-farming” company Infarm has raised a $25m Series A led by the London-based VC firm Balderton Capital to let grocery stores grow their own produce.
The round of funding brings the Berlin-based startup’s funding to a total $35m, including a $2.5m grant from the European Commission as part of the Horizon 2020 program — the EU’s largest research and innovation initiative.
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Badia Farms opens and claims to be the first hydroponic vertical farm in Dubai. The 8,500 square foot farm produces 18 varieties of micro-greens in a city known for intensifying desertification.
This is a great guest post by Pat Flynn from Urban Vine. We love featuring people here and on our free mailing list!
We’ve all heard about “vertical farming.” But you’re probably wondering: “What is vertical farming, and how does it work?”