AVF Members

iFarm and Yasai collaboration

AVF members team up for an inspiring project. Yasai to establish first Zürich Vertical Farm, strategic partnership announced iFarm with Yasai AG (Switzerland) and Logiqs B.V. (Netherlands) are proud to announce the beginning of a long-term cooperation. With the launch of the first vertical farm project in Zurich, Yasai AG

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Growpipes: economically sustainable systems

The AVF is excited to welcome its new member, GROWPIPES.  GROWPIPES has developed a highly space-efficient, economically sustainable, and user-friendly vertical hydroponic system with a focus on building farms requiring minimal water use for efficient cultivation. Their solution is highly scalable and adaptable to the individual needs of businesses and

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Research and Indoor Farming University Network

When the pioneering vertical farms were established around the world, comparatively basic first-generation technology used created relatively inefficient systems compared with today. Although these operations only enabled the most basic functions to occur, they demonstrated how feasible it was to grow plants in vertical structures and thus, for the first

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Optimizing Controlled Environment Agriculture

AVF is delighted to introduce its new member from Canada: AgricUltra! Their AMPL Controlled Micro-Environment Agriculture design will provide operators with a higher degree of control over each row of the farm and with that comes more precision, diversity of crops, energy efficiency and many more benefits. AgricUltra Advancements™ core focus is maximizing

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Indoor Farming Is the Future

By 2050, there will be 10 billion people on the planet, the majority of whom in cities. Gertjan and Lianne Meeuws behind Eindhoven firm, Seven Steps To Heaven, believe indoor farming is the future. “Our traditional food system is incapable of feeding everyone responsibly.” All of Eindhoven can identify Gertjan

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Hoogendoorn: A Worldwide Innovator In Horticultural Automation

This week we welcome our newest member, Hoogendoorn Growth Management!   Hoogendoorn is an innovative Dutch company with over fifty years of experience in horticultural automation. The company delivers sustainable automation solutions which coordinate all the various processes and systems governing horticultural organisations. Hoogendoorn began as a small technical installation

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The road ahead for vertical farming

“In the next 10-15 years, vertical farming will rise as one of the dominant forms of agriculture.” In a recent webinar presented by the Association for Vertical Farming and Heliospectra, the opportunities and challenges facing the vertical farming industry in 2020 and beyond were highlighted, resulting in quotes like the

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