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
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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Vertical farming is about feeding people sustainably. So what can an invasive grass like bamboo contribute?
Those of you on the email list know we got to the semifinals of a pitch competition earlier this year. For the first time, here’s the Rosemont Horticultural promo we put together to get there.
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Lettuce dies in droughts. Unless you’re a vertical farmer.