AVF Members

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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urban-gro cannabis cultivation

Colorado’s urban-gro Brings Cannabis Cultivation Expertise to the AVF

urban-gro’s knowledge and experience in cannabis cultivation has allowed them to push the edge of sustainability, automation and standardisation in controlled environment agriculture. urban-gro is an award-winning agricultural solutions company that has designed and developed hundreds of controlled-environment facilities across the world. With a focus on the high-value crop of

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